Taxon  Report   7076 
Rhamnus ilicifolia  Kellogg
Evergreen buckthorn,  Hollyleaf redberry
Rhamnus ilicifolia
© 2004 James M. Andre
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Rhamnus ilicifolia
© 2006 Steve Matson
Rhamnus ilicifolia
© 2014 Keir Morse
Rhamnus ilicifolia, 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 ilicifolia
© 2004 James M. Andre
Family: RHAMNACEAE  
Genus: Rhamnus
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2 + PLANTS: Rhamnus crocea ssp. ilicifolia
TJM2 + PLANTS: Rhamnus crocea var. ilicifolia
More information about  Rhamnus ilicifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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: Feb 11, 2016).

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