California Laurel
Umbellularia californica (Hook. & Arn.) Nutt.Lauraceae

common name synonyms: Oregen Myrtle, California Nutmeg, California Bay, California Olive

scientific name synonyms: Tetranthera californica

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Magnoliidae

order: Magnoliales

growth form: tree, shrub

life history: perennial

level of invasiveness: benign

weedy in native range: No

noxious weed in the u.s.: No

type of introduction: Intentional

number of vectors: 1.0

introduced range: Britain

native range: North America

notes: grown at Kew; long-persistent as a garden relic in S. Essex

invasiveness notes: benign

Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth