Umbellularia californica (California bay laurel) occurs in the
Klamath, Siskiyou, and Coast Ranges from Douglas County, Oregon
south to San Diego County, California, and on the western slope of
the Sierra Nevada from Shasta County south to Kern County. It
is found along drainages in the Central Valley, California.
Umbellularia californica var. fresnensis occurs in Fresno County,