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Laurus nobilis L.
LAURACEAE
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Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Initial Editorial Analysis 8 Apr 2009
Source of Report for California  
a Thomas, J.H. 1961. Flora of the Santa Cruz Mountains of California. Stanford Univ. Press, Stanford, as cited in Kartesz & Meacham
b Hrusa et al., ms later published in Madrono 49(2)61-98. 2002: DISTRIBUTION: CCo, NCo.; STATUS: unknown; "...on roadside in riparian area on edge of redwood forest...00"
c Hrusa et al., Madrono 49(2)61-98. 2002: DIST: CCo, NCo: Hrusa et al. Current Status: Persistence tenuous: DOC: Humboldt Co.: Arcata, occasional in disturbed empty lot in redwood forest. Trees 2-4 m. tall. April 12, 2000, G. Leppig 1289 (CDA, HSC); San Francisco Co.: Howell, J.T. et al. (1958, pg. 73); Thomas, H. (1961, pg. 173): NOTES: Single plant persisting on Albany Hill, Alameda Co., from unknown source and origin.
Initial Editorial Comments in no way mentioned in Munz, Munz Supplement, The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]; indicated only for California in Kartesz & Meacham; according to Source c, persistence tenuous, although "Single plant persisting on Albany Hill, Alameda Co., from unknown source and origin." also stated (20 Feb 2003)
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 Treatment and author notes submitted for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] by Henk van der Werff see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates that for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] Laurus nobilis L. is to be treated as a waif.
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary rejection, not naturalized in CA, a waif
Current Status JFP-3, accepted name for taxon occurring in CA only as a waif and/or garden escape, not naturalized
Current Status Authority The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status Date 8 Apr 2009
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Laurus
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Laurus

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