Shrubby border of oak woodland
Ripe Coffeeberry fruit on eight foot tree in the upper western end of First Creek Canyon.
shrub or small tree
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.