Taxon  Report   7089 
Rhododendron occidentale  (Torrey & A. Gray) A. Gray
western azalea
Rhododendron occidentale , a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.
 

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Rhododendron occidentale
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Rhododendron occidentale
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Rhododendron occidentale
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Community: wetland-riparian
Habitat: streambanks [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Family: ERICACEAE  
Genus: Rhododendron
Subspecies and Varieties:
Rhododendron occidentale var. occidentale
Rhododendron occidentale var. paludosum
Rhododendron occidentale var. sonomense
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Rhododendron occidentale  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (RHOC)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2014).

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