Taxon  Report   8627 
Laurus nobilis  L.
Sweet bay
Laurus nobilis
© 2003 Filippo Chierici
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Laurus nobilis
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Laurus nobilis
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Laurus nobilis, a dicot, is a tree that is not native to California.

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Laurus nobilis
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Genus: Laurus
escaped cultivar
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS
More information about  Laurus nobilis
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: May 23, 2018).

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