Taxon  Report   10907    
Frangula rubra  (Greene) Grubov  ssp. obtusissima  (Greene) Kartesz & Gandhi
Obtuse buckthorn
Frangula rubra ssp. obtusissima
© 2018 Julie Kierstead Nelson
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Frangula rubra ssp. obtusissima
© 2018 David popp
Frangula rubra ssp. obtusissima
© 2015 David popp
Frangula rubra ssp. obtusissima, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.

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Frangula rubra ssp. obtusissima
© 2018 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Genus: Frangula
Parent: Frangula rubra
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Rhamnus obtusissima
ICPN + PLANTS: Rhamnus rubra ssp. obtusissima
ICPN: Rhamnus rubra var. obtusissima
More information about  Frangula rubra ssp. obtusissima
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


Search (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:   (Accessed: Jan 20, 2019).