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|Family: Anacardiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Schinus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Schinus polygamus (Cav.) Cabrera
Habit: Plant < 5 m. Leaf: simple, blade 1.5--3 cm, 0.5--2 cm wide, oblong to oblanceolate, entire to wavy. Inflorescence: pedicel 2--5 mm in fruit. Flower: 4--5 mm. Fruit: 5 mm diam. Chromosomes: 2n=28.
Ecology: Abandoned fields, slopes, scrub; Elevation: < 1000 m. Bioregional Distribution: SCo, PR; Distribution Outside California: weed in southeastern United States, native to South America. Flowering Time: May--Sep
Unabridged Note: Invasive weed in disturbed places, naturalized in native scrub.
eFlora Treatment Author: John M. Miller & Dieter H. Wilken
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Schinus molle
Next taxon: Schinus terebinthifolius
Citation for this treatment: John M. Miller & Dieter H. Wilken 2016. Schinus polygamus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=43506, accessed on July 28, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 28, 2016.