Calflora
Taxon  Report   6890    
Prunus fasciculata  (Torr.) A. Gray
Desert almond,  Desert range almond
Prunus fasciculata
© 2015 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Prunus fasciculata
© 2004 James M. Andre
Prunus fasciculata
© 2013 Jean Pawek
Prunus fasciculata, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Prunus fasciculata
© 2004 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Prunus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral

Toxicity: MAJOR (SEEDS)

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lycium spencerae
More information about  Prunus fasciculata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (PRFA)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 19, 2018).

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