Calflora
Taxon  Report   10902    
Frangula californica  (Eschsch.) A. Gray
California coffeeberry
Frangula californica, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS

Habitat: canyons, coastal, slopes

Communities: Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Redwood Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland, Creosote Bush Scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Rhamnus californica
ICPN: Rhamnus tomentella
More information about  Frangula californica
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (FRCA12)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 23, 2019).