Calflora
Taxon  Report   8008    
Torreya californica  Torr.
California nutmeg,  California torreya
Torreya californica, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial
Family: TAXACEAE  
Genus: Torreya

Habitat: slopes

Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Torreya myristica
JEF: Tumion californicum
More information about  Torreya californica
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (TOCA)


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 14, 2020).