Calflora
Taxon  Report   1667    
Castela emoryi  (A. Gray) Moran & Felger
Cricifixion thorn,  Crucifixion thorn
Castela emoryi, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, Arizona, Sonora, Mexico.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: SIMAROUBACEAE  
Genus: Castela
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Holacantha emoryi
More information about  Castela emoryi
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAEM4)


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: Feb 16, 2019).