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toyon:

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or toyon
, evergreen tree or shrub (Photinia arbutifolia) of the family Rosaceae (rose family), found on the Pacific coast of North America.
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Patches of shrubs (Heteromeles arbutifolia, Toxicodendron diversilobum, Ceanothus, Rhamnus, Arctostaphylos) were common, especially in the mixed woodland areas (Tietje et al., 1997).
Tapiro Sumbucus mexicana Toyon Heteromeles arbutifolia Yuca Yuca shiudigera Bellotita dulce Quercus dumosa Encinillo Quercus dunni Manzanita Arctostaphylo glauca Salvia Artemisa tridentata Yerba del manso Anemopsis californica Chaparral desertico Mezquite Prosopis glandulosa Una de gato Acacia greggii Biznaga Ferocactus acanthodes Jojoba Sidmonsia chinensis Agave Agave spp.
Valladares and Pearcy (1998) working with sun and shade plants of Heteromeles arbutifolia, a Californian chaparral shrub, reported that sun leaves have higher leaf mass per unit area than shade leaves.
Occasional individuals of Arbutus peninsularis, Prunus serotina subsp, virens and Heteromeles arbutifolia
1992), Asparagus scandens and Knowltownia vesicatoria in South Africa (Adamson and Salter 1950), and Heteromeles arbutifolia and Rhus (Toxicodendron) diversiloba in California (Thomas 1961).