Taxon  Report   8008    
Torreya californica  Torr.
California nutmeg,  California torreya
Torreya californica, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.
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


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:   (Accessed: Mar 30, 2020).