Calflora
Taxon  Report   2739    
Dirca occidentalis  A. Gray
Western leatherwood
Dirca occidentalis
© 2018 David Greenberger
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Dirca occidentalis
© 2018 Brian Charles
Dirca occidentalis
© 2013 Aaron Arthur
Dirca occidentalis, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

Interactive Distribution Map


Observation Hotline
(observation details + photos)



point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations



Bloom Period
Dirca occidentalis
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Closed-cone Pine Forest, North Coastal Coniferous Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

 
More information about  Dirca occidentalis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (DIOC3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

Bill Grave's Jasper Ridge Page:  Dirca expert, Bill Grave's webpage at Jasper Ridge (contributed by Roy West)


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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 17, 2018).

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