Garrya Elliptica (Coast Silktassel)
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Order: Garryales, Family: Garryaceae, Genus: Garrya, Species: G. elliptica; Coast Silktassel is native to the coastal ranges of California and southern Oregon. It is an erect bushy evergreen shrub reaching between 2-5 meters. This silktassel has a multi-furcate branching systems in almost a spherical form. It has dioecious flowers concentraded in inflorecences with a long downward stem as aments.