Taxon  Report   3746    
Garrya buxifolia  A. Gray
Boxleaf silk tassel,  Boxleaf silktassel, Dwarf silktassel
Garrya buxifolia
© 2009 Norman Jensen
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Garrya buxifolia
© 2009 Norman Jensen
Garrya buxifolia
© 2011 Kjirsten Wayman
Garrya buxifolia, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Garrya buxifolia
© 2008 Keir Morse
Genus: Garrya
Communities: Chaparral, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest

Serpentine affinity: 5.8; (strict endemic)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Garrya flavescens var. venosa
More information about  Garrya buxifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).