Taxon  Report   1227 
Bursera microphylla  A. Gray
Elephant tree,  Littleleaf elephanttree
Bursera microphylla
© 2008 Christopher L. Christie
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Bursera microphylla
© Dorothy Judd 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Bursera microphylla, a dicot, is a tree that is native to California and Arizona, Baja California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Bursera microphylla
© 2008 Christopher L. Christie
Genus: Bursera
Creosote Bush Scrub
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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: Feb 25, 2018).

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