Jepson Flora Project: Jepson Interchange for California Floristics    
Rosmarinus officinalis L.
Initial Editorial Analysis 20 Feb 2003
Source of Report for California  
a Abrams, L. 1940-1960. An Illustrated Flora of the Pacific States, 4 Vols. 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.; STATUS: waif, probably extirpated by subsequent park development.; NOTES: Single mature shrub also persisting near Huckleberry Regional Botanical Area, Alameda Co.
c Hrusa et al., Madrono 49(2)61-98. 2002: DIST: CCo, SCo: Hrusa et al. Current Status: Casual: DOC: Alameda Co.: Albany waterfront, on former landfill, several local shrubs. Aug. 19, 1994, B. Ertter 13077 (UC); Orange Co.: Newport Bay, North Star County Beach area on the SW end of the bay, ca. 2 km inland of Hwy 1, clearly spontaneous, not planted. Oct. 6, 1990, A.C. Sanders 10202 (DAV, UCR): NOTES: Single mature shrub also persisting near Huckleberry Regional Botanical Area, Alameda Co., spontaneous?
Initial Editorial Comments under Trichostema parishii in Abrams & Ferris, Illustrated Flora of the Pacific States, said to be "frequently cult. in the Pacific States and often seeding spontaneously"; in no way mentioned in Munz; said to be cult in CA, but not otherwise treated in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]; according to Source c, occurring in California as a waif (20 Feb 2003).
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 Treatment and author notes submitted for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 evidently does not address Rosmarinus officinalis L.. [If it is an active, current waif in CA, it should have been treated partially in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] (included in key but with description only online.]
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 Barbara Ertter, as Editor, Jepson Flora Project
Current Status Date 20 Feb 2003
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Rosmarinus
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Rosmarinus

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