Taxon  Report   8566 
Sapium sebiferum  (L.) Roxb.
Chinese tallow
Sapium sebiferum, a dicot, is a tree that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as moderate -- ALERT (plant profile).

 

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 Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Community: escaped cultivar
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Family: EUPHORBIACEAE  
Genus: Sapium
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Name Status:
Accepted by Cal-IPC
TJM2 + PLANTS: accepted name: Triadica sebifera
 
 NOTE: Sapium sebiferum is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
 Information about  Sapium sebiferum  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (TRSE6)

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 23, 2014).

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