Calflora
Taxon  Report   2739    
Dirca occidentalis  A. Gray
Western leatherwood
Dirca occidentalis, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: THYMELAEACEAE  
Genus: Dirca
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: riparian

Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Closed-cone Pine Forest, North Coastal Coniferous Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Dirca occidentalis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (DIOC3)

Bill Grave's Jasper Ridge Page:  Dirca expert, Bill Grave's webpage at Jasper Ridge (contributed by Roy West)


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: Aug 22, 2019).