Taxon  Report   12096 
Triadica sebifera  (L.) Small
Chinese tallowtree
Triadica sebifera
© 2009 Barry Rice
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Triadica sebifera
© 2009 Barry Rice
Triadica sebifera, a dicot, is a tree that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: Moderate

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Plant Characteristics
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Triadica sebifera
© 2005 Dwain Goforth
Genus: Triadica
escaped cultivar
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Croton sebiferum
TJM2 + PLANTS: Sapium sebiferum
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 18, 2018).

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