Taxon  Report   11829 
Menodora scabra  A. Gray  var. glabrescens  A. Gray
Broom tvinberry,  Desert olive
Menodora scabra var. glabrescens
© 2005 James M. Andre
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Menodora scabra var. glabrescens
© 2011 Gina Richmond
Menodora scabra var. glabrescens
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Menodora scabra var. glabrescens, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Menodora scabra var. glabrescens
© 2005 James M. Andre
Family: OLEACEAE  
Genus: Menodora
Parent Record Menodora scabra
Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Shadscale Scrub
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Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS accepted name: Menodora scabra
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TJM2: Menodora scoparia
More information about  Menodora scabra var. glabrescens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 17, 2018).

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