Taxon  Report   506    
Arbutus menziesii  Pursh
Madrono,  Pacific madrone
Arbutus menziesii
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Arbutus menziesii
© 2009 John W. Wall
Arbutus menziesii
© 2015 jamie smith
Arbutus menziesii, a dicot, is a tree that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Arbutus menziesii
© 2018 Abbot Chambers
Genus: Arbutus
Communities: Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Foothill Woodland, Northern Oak Woodland, Southern Oak Woodland

Habitat: canyons, slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Arbutus menziesii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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 18, 2019).