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Schinus terebinthifolius  Raddi
Brazilian pepper tree,   Brazilian peppertree
Schinus terebinthifolius is a tree or shrub that is not native to California.
Cal-IPC rating: limited
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Genus: Schinus
Family: Anacardiaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSSchinus terebinthifolia
JEFSchinus terebinthifolius var. raddianus
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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]. 2023. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 02/01/2023).