Taxon  Report   99 
Adenostoma sparsifolium  Torr.
Red shanks
Adenostoma sparsifolium
© 2012 Anthony Baniaga
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Adenostoma sparsifolium
© 2015 Keir Morse
Adenostoma sparsifolium
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Adenostoma sparsifolium, a dicot, is a tree that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Adenostoma sparsifolium
© 2013 Susan McDougall
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Adenostoma
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jul 21, 2018).

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