Taxon  Report   5963 
Ornithostaphylos oppositifolia  (C. Parry) Small
Baja birdbush,  Baja california birdbush
Ornithostaphylos oppositifolia
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Ornithostaphylos oppositifolia
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Ornithostaphylos oppositifolia, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and Baja California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered .

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Ornithostaphylos oppositifolia
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Genus: Ornithostaphylos
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This plant is available commercially.
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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 19, 2018).

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