Calflora
Taxon  Report   10899 
Frangula californica  (Eschsch.) A. Gray  ssp. occidentalis  (Howell ex Greene) Kartesz & Gandhi
Wetern california coffeeberry
Frangula californica ssp. occidentalis
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Frangula californica ssp. occidentalis
© 2008 Keir Morse
Frangula californica ssp. occidentalis
© 2015 Susan McDougall
Frangula californica ssp. occidentalis, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.

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Frangula californica ssp. occidentalis
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: RHAMNACEAE  
Genus: Frangula
Parent Record Frangula californica
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System]    
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   6 (strict endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
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ICPN + PLANTS: Rhamnus californica ssp. occidentalis
ICPN + PLANTS: Rhamnus californica var. occidentalis
ICPN: Rhamnus occidentalis
More information about  Frangula californica ssp. 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

USDA PLANTS Profile (FRCAO4)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: Sep 22, 2018).

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