Taxon  Report   4573    
Larrea tridentata  (DC.) Coville
South american creosote bush
Larrea tridentata, 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
Genus: Larrea
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Larrea divaricata ssp. tridentata
JEF: Larrea tridentata var. arenaria
ICPN: Larrea tridentata var. tridentata
More information about  Larrea tridentata
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: Mar 28, 2020).