Taxon  Report   6088 
Paxistima myrsinites  (Pursh) Raf.
Oregon boxleaf,  Oregon boxwood
Paxistima myrsinites
© 2010 Lee Dittmann
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Paxistima myrsinites
© 2011 RT Hawke
Paxistima myrsinites
© 2012 Jean Pawek
Paxistima myrsinites, 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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Paxistima myrsinites
© 2011 Shannon Henke
Genus: Paxistima
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Pachystima myrsinites
More information about  Paxistima myrsinites
Jepson eFlora

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2016).

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