Taxon  Report   5348 
Malosma laurina  (Nutt.) Abrams
Laurel sumac
Malosma laurina
© 2003 Michael Charters
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Malosma laurina
© 2003 Michael Charters
Malosma laurina
© 2012 Daniel Passarini
Malosma laurina, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Malosma laurina
© 2007 Ricky Grubb
Genus: Malosma
Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Rhus laurina
More information about  Malosma laurina
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 21, 2018).

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