Taxon  Report   6892    
Prunus fasciculata  (Torr.) A. Gray  var. punctata  Jeps.
Desert almond,  Sand almond
Prunus fasciculata var. punctata
© 2012 Chris Winchell
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Prunus fasciculata var. punctata
© 2009 Adonis (Don) Tate
Prunus fasciculata var. punctata
© 2012 Chris Winchell
Prunus fasciculata var. punctata, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Prunus fasciculata var. punctata
© 2018 Cindy Roessler
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Prunus
Parent: Prunus fasciculata
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Coastal Sage Scrub

Toxicity: MAJOR (SEEDS)

Habitat: dunes, coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Prunus fasciculata var. punctata
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

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