Calflora
Taxon  Report   10898    
Frangula californica  (Eschsch.) A. Gray  ssp. cuspidata  (Greene) Kartesz & Gandhi
Sierra hoary coffeeberry
Frangula californica ssp. cuspidata
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Photos from
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Frangula californica ssp. cuspidata
© 2010 Steve Matson
Frangula californica ssp. cuspidata
© 2015 Keir Morse
Frangula californica ssp. cuspidata, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Frangula californica ssp. cuspidata
© 2018 Jane Pritchard
Family: RHAMNACEAE  
Genus: Frangula
Parent: Frangula californica
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

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

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (FRCAC7)

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2019).