Taxon  Report   7072 
Rhamnus californica  Eschsch.  (not an active name; please see Frangula californica)
California coffeeberry,  Coffee berry
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Rhamnus californica, 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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Rhamnus californica
© 2001 Lynn Overtree
Genus: Rhamnus
Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Redwood Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland, Creosote Bush Scrub
Habitat: canyons, coastal, slopes [Walker]
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Name Status:
Accepted in JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Frangula californica ssp. californica
TJM2 accepted name: Frangula californica
NOTE: Rhamnus californica is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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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 26, 2016).

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