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Ligustrum lucidum  W. T. Aiton
Glossy privet
Ligustrum lucidum is a tree or shrub that is not native to California.
Cal-IPC rating: limited
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Genus: Ligustrum
Family: Oleaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Toxicity: Do not eat the leaf or fruit of this plant.

Communities: escaped cultivar

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Information about  Ligustrum lucidum from other sources

[Wikipedia] China native: Ligustrum lucidum, the broad-leaf privet,[2] Chinese privet, glossy privet, tree privet or wax-leaf privet, is a species of flowering plant in the olive family Oleaceae, native to the southern half of China and naturalized in many places. Native to southern China, it has been naturalized in Spain, Italy, Algeria, Canary Islands, New Zealand, Lesotho, South Africa, Japan, Korea, Australia, Norfolk Island, Chiapas, Central America, Argentina, Uruguay, and the southern United States (California, Arizona, Maryland, and the southeast from Texas to North Carolina). (contributed by Mary Ann Machi)

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals. [web application]. 2023. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 12/04/2023).