Taxon  Report   1767 
Ceanothus cordulatus  Kellogg
Mountain whitethorn,  Snow bush
Ceanothus cordulatus
© 2014 Scot Loring
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Ceanothus cordulatus
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Ceanothus cordulatus
© 2015 John Doyen
Ceanothus cordulatus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Ceanothus cordulatus
© 2003 Steve Matson
Genus: Ceanothus
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest
Habitat: slopes
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Ceanothus cordulatus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jun 23, 2018).

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