California laurel

Umbellularia californica

California laurel, Umbellularia californica, a dicot, is a tree that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders. It’s bloom period is March-May. This plant has known uses according to Wikipedia. 

Habitat   Distribution   Description   Uses   Historical usage   Modern usage   “Myrtlewood” money   Sudden oak death

additional informational links: Wikipedia , Calflora 

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