Taxon  Report   5243 
Lycopersicon esculentum  Mill.
Lycopersicon esculentum
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
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Lycopersicon esculentum
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Lycopersicon esculentum, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Lycopersicon esculentum
© 2002 Brent Miller
Genus: Lycopersicon
escaped cultivar
Toxicity: MAJOR, DERMATITIS (NON-FRUIT PARTS)   [California Poison Control System]    
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Solanum lycopersicum var. lycopersicum
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Solanum lycopersicum var. lycopersicum
ICPN: Solanum lycopersicum
More information about  Lycopersicon esculentum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
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: Sep 20, 2018).

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