Umbellularia californica (Hook. & Arn.) Nutt.
- Common Name: California Laurel
- Family: Lauraceae Juss.
- Country of Origin: Oregon & California
- Habitat: coastal mountains
- Description: Handsome tree, to 80 feet; leaves ovate-oblong to lanceolate, to 5 inches long, glossy above, sith strong pungent odor when bruised; inflorescence many-flowered; flowers yellowish-green; fruit to 1 inch long, dark purple. Sometimes grown as an ornamental tree. Thrives in fairly moist soils. Propagated by seed. The wood is valued for fine woodworking.
- Accession # 198501310
- Source: Unknown
- Accession Date: 12-31-1985
- Bench: 2115 - MED:Mattoral A
- Currently: active - healthy
- Qty: 1 confirmed on 03-06-2023
- Division: Magnoliophyta
- Class: Magnoliopsida
- SubClass: magnoliids
- Order: Laurales
- Family: Lauraceae
- The Plant List (2013). Version 1.1. Last accessed on Friday, September 08, 2017.
- Plants For A Future Website
- Umbellularia californica at ARS-GRIN. Last accessed on Friday, September 08, 2017.
data regenerated on Mon, 06 Mar 2023 15:27:01 -0500 [bcm v4.0]