Taxon  Report   8183 
Umbellularia californica  (Hook. & Arn.) Nutt.
California bay,  California laurel, California laurel, bay tree, Oregon Myrtle
Umbellularia californica, a dicot, is a tree that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.
 

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Umbellularia californica
© 2005 Brian L. Anacker
Umbellularia californica
© J. E.(Jed) and Bonnie McClellan 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Redwood Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: canyons [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Family: LAURACEAE  
Genus: Umbellularia
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Umbellularia californica var. fresnensis
 Information about  Umbellularia californica  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (UMCA)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 20, 2014).

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