Calflora
Taxon  Report   6893    
Prunus fremontii  S. Watson
Desert apricot
Prunus fremontii
© 2004 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Prunus fremontii
© 2012 Keir Morse
Prunus fremontii
© 2012 Keir Morse
Prunus fremontii, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Prunus fremontii
© 2010 Richard Zmasek
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Prunus
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland

Toxicity: MAJOR (SEEDS)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Prunus fremontii var. pilulata
More information about  Prunus fremontii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (PRFR)

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 21, 2018).

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