Taxon  Report   10897 
Frangula californica  (Eschsch.) A. Gray  ssp. crassifolia  (Jeps.) Kartesz & Gandhi
Serpentine hoary coffeeberry
Frangula californica ssp. crassifolia, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Genus: Frangula
Parent Record Frangula californica
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   4.8 (broad endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
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TJM2 + PLANTS: Rhamnus californica ssp. crassifolia
TJM2: Rhamnus californica var. crassifolia
TJM2 + PLANTS: Rhamnus tomentella ssp. crassifolia
More information about  Frangula californica ssp. crassifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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: Mar 18, 2018).

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