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|Family: Moraceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Ficus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Ficus carica L.
Habit: Plant < 10 m. Leaf: petiole 4--12 cm; blade 11--32 cm, widely ovate, +- scabrous adaxially, hairy abaxially, palmately lobed, major lobes generally 3--7, generally > 1/2 to base. Fruit: 5--8 cm, obovoid, green, yellow, or red to purple.
Ecology: Creeks, riverbanks, floodplains, seeps, disturbed areas; Elevation: < 800 m. Bioregional Distribution: SNF, GV, SnFrB, SCo; Distribution Outside California: native to southwestern Asia, naturalized in central America, Australia. Flowering Time: Mar--Apr Note: Commonly cultivated.
eFlora Treatment Author: Alan T. Whittemore & Elizabeth McClintock
Jepson Online Interchange
Weed listed by Cal-IPC
Previous taxon: Ficus
Next taxon: Maclura
Citation for this treatment: Alan T. Whittemore & Elizabeth McClintock 2016. Ficus carica, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=25883, accessed on May 02, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 02, 2016.