|Umbellularia californica (Hook. & Arn.) Nutt.|
Evergreen tree to 15 m high. Leaves alternate, glabrous, leathery, elliptic to oblong, 3-13 cm long, 1.5-4 cm wide, light glossy green above, paler beneath, very aromatic when crushed. Yellowish flowers in March-April in terminal or axillary umbels. Fruit obovoid-globose, 2.5 cm long, purplish when ripe.
Home: South West of USA (Oregon, California)
Author: Frédéric Tournay and Thierry Lamant
Ethnobotanical aspects of Umbellularia californica by Plants for a future database
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