Calflora
Taxon  Report   7623    
Simmondsia chinensis  (Link) C. K. Schneid.
Jojoba; goatnut,  Jojobe
Simmondsia chinensis, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: SIMMONDSIACEAE  
Genus: Simmondsia
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Buxus chinensis
PLANTS: Simmondsia californica
More information about  Simmondsia chinensis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (SICH)


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: Jun 15, 2019).