Taxon  Report   4140 
Heteromeles arbutifolia  (Lindley) Roemer
Christmas berry,  Toyon

Heteromeles arbutifolia
© 2003 Michael Charters
Heteromeles arbutifolia
© 2009 John W. Wall
Heteromeles arbutifolia, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Heteromeles arbutifolia
© 2004 George W. Hartwell
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Heteromeles
Chaparral, Chaparral
Habitat: canyons, slopes [Walker]
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.


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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 27, 2015).

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