Taxon  Report   6541    
Pistacia atlantica  Desf.
Mt. atlas mastic tree,  Pistachio
Pistacia atlantica
© © 2017 Zoya Akulova
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Pistacia atlantica
© 2017 Zoya Akulova
Pistacia atlantica
© 2017 Zoya Akulova
Pistacia atlantica, a dicot, is a tree that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Pistacia atlantica
© 2018 Angelique Herman
Genus: Pistacia
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Pistacia cabulica
More information about  Pistacia atlantica
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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 17, 2019).