Taxon  Report   6541 
Pistacia atlantica  Desf.
Mt. atlas mastic tree,  Pistachio
Pistacia atlantica, a dicot, is a tree that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Family: ANACARDIACEAE  
Genus: Pistacia
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Pistacia cabulica
More information about  Pistacia atlantica
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (PIAT4)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 25, 2016).

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