Calflora
Taxon  Report   10897    
Frangula californica  (Eschsch.) A. Gray  ssp. crassifolia  (Jeps.) Kartesz & Gandhi
Serpentine hoary coffeeberry
Frangula californica ssp. crassifolia
© 2017 Pete Veilleux
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Frangula californica ssp. crassifolia, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Observation Hotline
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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS

Serpentine affinity: 4.8; (broad endemic)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Rhamnus californica ssp. crassifolia
ICPN: Rhamnus californica var. crassifolia
ICPN + PLANTS: Rhamnus tomentella ssp. crassifolia
More information about  Frangula californica ssp. crassifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (FRCAC6)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2018).

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