Taxon  Report   60 
Acer negundo  L.  var. californicum  (Torr. & A. Gray) Sarg.  (not an active name)
Box elder,  California box elder
Acer negundo var. californicum
© 2009 Neal Kramer
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Acer negundo var. californicum, a dicot, is a tree that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Acer negundo var. californicum
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Genus: Acer
Parent Record Acer negundo
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Habitat: streambanks
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System]    
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
ICPN accepted name: Acer negundo
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PLANTS: Acer negundo ssp. californicum
PLANTS: Negundo californicum
NOTE: Acer negundo var. californicum is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Acer negundo var. californicum
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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: Sep 20, 2018).

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