Taxon  Report   506 
Arbutus menziesii  Pursh
Madrono,  Pacific madrone
Arbutus menziesii
© 2009 John W. Wall
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Arbutus menziesii
© 2002 Charles E. Jones
Arbutus menziesii
© 2008 Keir Morse
Arbutus menziesii, a dicot, is a tree that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Arbutus menziesii
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Genus: Arbutus
Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Foothill Woodland, Northern Oak Woodland, Southern Oak Woodland
Habitat: canyons, slopes [Walker]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Arbutus menziesii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 26, 2016).

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