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    • California Buckthorn
    • Coffeeberry
    • California Coffee Berry
  • Scientific Names
    • Frangula californica
    • Rhamnus californica

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Frangula californica cuspidata Frangula californica ssp. cuspidata

Observer

sekihiker

Date

August 29, 2014 12:51 PM PDT

Description

Sierra hoary coffeeberry next to High Sierra Trail

Photos / Sounds

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What

California Buckthorn Frangula californica

Observer

kucycads

Date

September 9, 2014

Description

shrub with scattered black berries

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

grnleaf

Date

August 23, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Rhamnus californica Frangula californica

Observer

dackerly

Date

September 6, 2014 01:29 PM PDT

Description

Biggest I've ever seen. 15 cm diam trunk. More than 5 m tall and wide. Most of canopy leafless. Drought?

Photos / Sounds

What

Rhamnus californica Frangula californica

Observer

mcduck

Date

April 28, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Live Oak/Chaparral habitat.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

digitalvapor

Date

August 30, 2014 04:09 PM PDT

Description

bitter/sweet taste says Star_Bit

Photos / Sounds

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What

Coffeeberry Frangula californica

Observer

dpom

Date

August 27, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

California Coffee Berry Frangula californica

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 27, 2014 10:41 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

California Buckthorn Frangula californica

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 21, 2014 11:18 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Rhamnus californica Frangula californica

Observer

dackerly

Date

August 19, 2014 03:30 PM PDT

Description

Understory oak woodland

Photos / Sounds

What

California Buckthorn Frangula californica

Observer

star_bit

Date

August 8, 2014 03:44 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

California Buckthorn Frangula californica

Observer

finatic

Date

August 2, 2014 06:09 PM PDT

Place

Doane Pond (Google, OSM)

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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Description from Wikipedia

Rhamnus californica (syn. Frangula californica), commonly known as coffeeberry and California buckthorn, is a species of flowering plant in the family Rhamnaceae, the buckthorns. It is native to the southwestern United States and Baja California in Mexico. It is an introduced species in Hawaii.

No range data available.