Calflora
Taxon  Report   3618    
Fremontodendron californicum  (Torr.) Coville
California flannelbush,  California fremontia, Flannel bush
Fremontodendron californicum
© 2018 Ken Hickman
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Fremontodendron californicum
© 2018 susan Bashore
Fremontodendron californicum
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Fremontodendron californicum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Fremontodendron californicum
© 2017 Mike Morales
Family: MALVACEAE  
Genus: Fremontodendron
Communities: Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Fremontia californica ssp. crassifolia
PLANTS: Fremontia obispoensis
PLANTS: Fremontia napensis
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More information about  Fremontodendron californicum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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 (FRCA6)

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 17, 2018).

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