Taxon  Report   6895    
Prunus ilicifolia  (Nutt. ex Hook. & Arn.) D. Dietr.  ssp. ilicifolia 
Holly leaf cherry,  Hollyleaf cherry
Prunus ilicifolia ssp. ilicifolia
© 2012 Gary McDonald
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Prunus ilicifolia ssp. ilicifolia
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Prunus ilicifolia ssp. ilicifolia
© 2009 Anna Bennett
Prunus ilicifolia ssp. ilicifolia, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Prunus ilicifolia ssp. ilicifolia
© 2016 Yana Marshall
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Prunus
Parent: Prunus ilicifolia
Toxicity: MAJOR (SEEDS)
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Prunus ilicifolia ssp. ilicifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 23, 2019).