Calflora
Taxon  Report   10905 
Frangula purshiana  (DC.) A. Gray ex J.G. Cooper
Cascara buckthorn
Frangula purshiana
© 2012 Vernon Smith
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Frangula purshiana
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Frangula purshiana
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Frangula purshiana, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Frangula purshiana
© 2014 Susan McDougall
Communities:
Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System]    
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
(according to)

ICPN + PLANTS: Rhamnus purshiana
More information about  Frangula purshiana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (FRPU7)

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 25, 2018).

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