Calflora
Taxon  Report   1778    
Ceanothus ferrisiae  McMinn
Coyote ceanothus
Ceanothus ferrisiae
© 2009 Lech Naumovich
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Ceanothus ferrisiae
© 2007 Tom Cochrane
Ceanothus ferrisiae, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the Federal Government as Endangered .

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point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Ceanothus ferrisiae
© 2007 Tom Cochrane
Family: RHAMNACEAE  
Genus: Ceanothus
Communities: Chaparral, Valley Grassland

Serpentine affinity: 6.1; (strict endemic)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Ceanothus ferrisae
More information about  Ceanothus ferrisiae
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CEFE2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 14, 2018).

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