Taxon  Report   5409 
Menodora scabra  A. Gray
Rough Menodora,  rough desert olive
Menodora scabra, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Menodora scabra
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Menodora scabra
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Menodora scabra
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Joshua Tree Woodland
Family: OLEACEAE  
Genus: Menodora
Subspecies and Varieties:
Menodora scabra var. glabrescens
Menodora scabra var. scabra
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Menodora scabra var. glabrescens
PLANTS: Menodora scabra var. laevis
PLANTS: Menodora scabra var. longituba
PLANTS: Menodora scabra var. ramosissima
PLANTS: Menodora scoparia
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

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: Apr 01, 2015).

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