Ripe Coffeeberry fruit on eight foot tree in the upper western end of First Creek Canyon.
shrub or small tree
Soft leaves. Seen at savanna and moist canyon both.
shrub that the band-tailed pigeons were feeding on
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.