Taxon  Report   7078 
Rhamnus pirifolia  E. Greene
Island redberry
Rhamnus pirifolia
© 2016 Keir Morse
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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 and 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
© 2008 Kim M. Klementowski
Genus: Rhamnus
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Rhamnus insularis
TJM2: Rhamnus catalinae
TJM2 + PLANTS: Rhamnus crocea ssp. pirifolia
TJM2: Rhamnus crocea var. insularis
TJM2 + PLANTS: Rhamnus crocea var. pirifolia
More information about  Rhamnus pirifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Feb 21, 2018).

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