Calflora
Taxon  Report   3755 
Gaultheria shallon  Pursh
Salal
Gaultheria shallon
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Gaultheria shallon
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Gaultheria shallon
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
Gaultheria shallon, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Gaultheria shallon
© Gerald and Buff Corsi 2007 California Academy of Sciences
Family: ERICACEAE  
Genus: Gaultheria
Communities:
Mixed Evergreen Forest, Redwood Forest, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Northern Coastal Scrub
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Gaultheria shallon
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos and ID tips from PlantID.net

Salal Recipes (Wild Foods and Medicines):  Gather berries when they are deep blue, plump and tasty. The easiest way to harvest is to pull the entire pink stem of berries off, .... Pop the berries off by pinching them with your thumb and pointer finger ...

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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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USDA PLANTS Profile (GASH)

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 18, 2017).

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