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|Family: Rhamnaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Colubrina||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Colubrina californica I.M. Johnst.
Habit: Plant < 3 m. Stem: straight, tomentose. Leaf: blade 12--35 mm, oblong to obovate, dull gray-green, hairs silky, denser abaxially, base rounded or wedge-shaped, tip rounded to +- notched, mucronate or not. Inflorescence: 5--10 mm, 3--12-flowered, dense; pedicel 1--2 mm, 2--4 mm in fruit. Flower: appearing after rain; hypanthium +- 3 mm wide. Fruit: 8--10 mm, persisting 3--6 months.
Ecology: Desert scrub; Elevation: 240--920 m. Bioregional Distribution: s DMoj, DSon; Distribution Outside California: Arizona, Mexico. Flowering Time: Apr--May
eFlora Treatment Author: John O. Sawyer, Jr.
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Colubrina
Next taxon: Condalia
Citation for this treatment: John O. Sawyer, Jr. 2017. Colubrina californica, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=20048, accessed on February 19, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 19, 2017.