Taxon  Report   506 
Arbutus menziesii  Pursh
Madrono,  Pacific madrone

Arbutus menziesii
© 2005 Janell Hillman
Arbutus menziesii
© 2007 Julie Kierstead Nelson
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
© 2002 Charles E. Jones
Genus: Arbutus
Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Foothill Woodland, Northern Oak Woodland, Southern Oak Woodland
Habitat: canyons, slopes [Walker]
Distribution by County 

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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.


Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
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 29, 2015).

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