Taxon  Report   3604    
Forestiera pubescens  Nutt.
Desert olive,  Stretchberry
Forestiera pubescens, 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
Family: OLEACEAE  
Genus: Forestiera
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: slopes, ridges

Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Foothill Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Forestiera neomexicana var. arizonica
JEF: Forestiera neomexicana var. neomexicana
JEF: Forestiera pubescens var. parviflora
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More information about  Forestiera pubescens
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: May 31, 2020).