Taxon  Report   8566 
Sapium sebiferum  (L.) Roxb.  (not an active name; please see Triadica sebifera)
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 / CalWeedMapper).
 

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Sapium sebiferum
© 2009 Barry Rice
Sapium sebiferum
© 2005 Dwain Goforth
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:
USDA PLANTS Profile (TRSE6)


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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 03, 2015).

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