Taxon  Report   8626 
Cinnamomum camphora  (L.) J. Presl
Cinnamomum camphora
© 2016 Zoya Akulova
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Cinnamomum camphora
© 2016 Zoya Akulova
Cinnamomum camphora
© 2016 Zoya Akulova
Cinnamomum camphora, a dicot, is a tree that is not native to California.

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Cinnamomum camphora
© © 2016 Zoya Akulova
Genus: Cinnamomum
escaped cultivar
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: MINOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
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PLANTS: Camphora camphora
PLANTS: Laurus camphora
More information about  Cinnamomum camphora
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Jepson eFlora

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 28, 2017).

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