Taxon  Report   7078 
Rhamnus pirifolia  Greene
Island redberry
Rhamnus pirifolia
© 2008 Kim M. Klementowski
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Rhamnus pirifolia
© 2016 Keir Morse
Rhamnus pirifolia
© 2012 Chris Winchell
Rhamnus pirifolia, 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.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Rhamnus pirifolia
© 2016 Keir Morse
Genus: Rhamnus
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System]    
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Rhamnus insularis
ICPN: Rhamnus catalinae
ICPN + PLANTS: Rhamnus crocea ssp. pirifolia
ICPN: Rhamnus crocea var. insularis
ICPN + PLANTS: Rhamnus crocea var. pirifolia
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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: Sep 24, 2018).

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