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Umbellularia californica , California Laurel

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Umbellularia californica

California Laurel
Family: Lauraceae
Origin: North America
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrant

The leaves are smooth-edged and lens shaped, similar to the related Laurus nobilis though usually narrower, and without the crinkled margin of that species.

It has also been called Pepperwood and Headache Tree (the latter from the strong scent of the crushed foliage, which can cause a headache if inhaled to excess).



Umbellularia californica , California Laurel

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Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/umbellularia_californica.htm