Calflora
Taxon  Report   3604    
Forestiera pubescens  Nutt.
Desert olive,   Stretchberry
Forestiera pubescens, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
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Family: Oleaceae  
Genus: Forestiera

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: slopes, ridges

Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEFForestiera neomexicana var. arizonica
JEFForestiera neomexicana var. neomexicana
JEFForestiera pubescens var. parviflora
More information about  Forestiera pubescens

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 10/22/2021).