Calflora
Taxon  Report   7079    
Rhamnus purshiana  DC.  
(no longer an active name)
Cascara sagrada
Rhamnus purshiana, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
Family: RHAMNACEAE  
Genus: Rhamnus
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS

Communities: Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

ICPN + PLANTS accepted name:
Frangula purshiana

 
NOTE: Rhamnus purshiana is no longer an active name.
More information about  Rhamnus purshiana
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (FRPU7)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 22, 2019).