Taxon  Report   8723 
Prunus laurocerasus  L.
Cherry laurel
Prunus laurocerasus
© 2009 Phil Pullen
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Prunus laurocerasus, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is not native to California.

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Prunus laurocerasus
© 2009 Phil Pullen
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Prunus
escaped cultivar
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS
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PLANTS: Cerasus laurocerasus
PLANTS: Laurocerasus officinalis
More information about  Prunus laurocerasus
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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2017).

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