Taxon  Report   5411 
Menodora spinescens  A. Gray
Spiny Monodora,  spiny desert olive, spiny menodora
Menodora spinescens, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
 

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Menodora spinescens
© 2006 James M. Andre
Menodora spinescens
© 2009 Steve Matson
Communities:
Shadscale Scrub, Northern Juniper Woodland
Family: OLEACEAE  
Genus: Menodora
Subspecies and Varieties:
Menodora spinescens var. mohavensis
Menodora spinescens var. spinescens
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Menodora spinescens var. mohavensis
 Information about  Menodora spinescens  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (MESP2)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 04, 2015).

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