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Taxon: Frangula californica (Eschsch.) A. Gray

 
Genus: Frangula
Family: Rhamnaceae
Tribe: Rhamneae
Nomen number: 403162
Place of publication: Gen. Amer. bor. 2:178. 1849
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 30-Oct-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 16 (14 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • California buckthorn  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • California coffeeberry  (Source: F CalifJep) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (as Rhamnus californica) ornamental
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Oregon (s.w.)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico (s.w.)]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona (s.), California, Nevada (s.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja California (Norte)]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California Note: = Rhamnus californica Eschsch.
  2. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening Note: = Rhamnus californica Eschsch.
  3. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  4. Kellermann, J. 2011. Review of Rhamnaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm. Note: = Rhamnus californica Eschsch.
  5. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541 Note: = Rhamnus californica Eschsch.
  6. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.

Check other web resources for Frangula californica (Eschsch.) A. Gray :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=403162. Accessed 2 April 2020.