Calflora
Taxon  Report   3749    
Garrya flavescens  S. Watson
Ashy silk tassel,  Ashy silktassel
Garrya flavescens
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Garrya flavescens
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Garrya flavescens
© 2016 Keir Morse
Garrya flavescens, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Garrya flavescens
© 2014 Belinda Lo
Family: GARRYACEAE  
Genus: Garrya
Communities: Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Garrya flavescens ssp. pallida
PLANTS: Garrya flavescens var. pallida
More information about  Garrya flavescens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (GAFL2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 21, 2018).

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