Taxon  Report   297 
Ambrosia ilicifolia  (A. Gray) Payne
Holly leaved burbush,  Hollyleaf bursage
Ambrosia ilicifolia
© 1973 Dean Wm. Taylor
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Ambrosia ilicifolia
© 2010 Tim Thomas
Ambrosia ilicifolia
© 2014 Keir Morse
Ambrosia ilicifolia, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Ambrosia ilicifolia
© 2014 Keir Morse
Genus: Ambrosia
Creosote Bush Scrub
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Franseria ilicifolia
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Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Aug 18, 2018).

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