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Toyon

Heteromeles arbutifolia

Description:

Large woody bush with thorns, green leaves and large mounds of hard, red berries. The newer twigs have a copper color.

Habitat:

Full sun with regular watering in landscaped yard in Rancho Santa Fe

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Ava T-B
Ava T-B 9 years ago
Toyon
Heteromeles arbutifolia Heteromeles


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2 Comments

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 9 years ago

Thank you for the ID and info Ava T-B!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 9 years ago

This is a native to Southern California and Baja California, Mexico. It is a GREAT shrub to have in the garden if you want to attract local birds. If you're really lucky you can get a flock of Cedar Waxwings to come and eat up all the berries.

California, USA

Spotted on Oct 11, 2011
Submitted on Oct 11, 2011

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