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California Pepper
Schinus molle

Location: 1820 Whipple Rd.
District: Decoto
Native to: S. America
Tree type: flowering
Leaf retention: evergreen

Comments: Evergreen, native of South America. Brought to California by Spanish padres. In early summer flowers appear followed by red berries in great quantities, leading to the colloquial name "Pepper-tree". This tree has a chamber in the trunk large enough to stand in.

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