Taxon  Report   6896    
Prunus ilicifolia  (Nutt. ex Hook. & Arn.) D. Dietr.  ssp. lyonii  (Eastw.) P. H. Raven
Catalina cherry,  Hollyleaf cherry, Island cherry
Prunus ilicifolia ssp. lyonii
© 2012 Sangeet Khalsa
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Prunus ilicifolia ssp. lyonii
© 2010 Michael O'Brien
Prunus ilicifolia ssp. lyonii
© 2002 Charles E. Jones
Prunus ilicifolia ssp. lyonii, a dicot, is a tree that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Prunus ilicifolia ssp. lyonii
© 2006 BonTerra Consulting
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Prunus
Parent: Prunus ilicifolia
Communities: escaped cultivar

Toxicity: MAJOR (SEEDS)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Prunus lyonii
More information about  Prunus ilicifolia ssp. lyonii
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).