Taxon  Report   8598    
Liquidambar styraciflua  L.
Liquidambar styraciflua
© Nick Kurzenko
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Liquidambar styraciflua
© 2016 Keir Morse
Liquidambar styraciflua
© 2011 Ramona Robison
Liquidambar styraciflua, a dicot, is a tree that is not native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Liquidambar styraciflua
© 2005 Matthew MacManes
Genus: Liquidambar
Communities: escaped cultivar, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Liquidambar styraciflua
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 23, 2019).