Taxon  Report   11830 
Menodora scabra  A. Gray  var. scabra 
Rough desert olive
Menodora scabra var. scabra
© 2012 James M. Andre
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Menodora scabra var. scabra, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Menodora scabra var. scabra
© 2012 James M. Andre
Family: OLEACEAE  
Genus: Menodora
Parent Record Menodora scabra
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Accepted by JEF + CNPS
More information about  Menodora scabra var. scabra
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

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: Aug 16, 2018).

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