Taxon  Report   9794 
Cephalanthus occidentalis  L.
common buttonbush
Cephalanthus occidentalis, 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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 Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: streambanks [Walker]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: RUBIACEAE  
Genus: Cephalanthus
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

TJM2 + PLANTS: Cephalanthus occidentalis var. californicus
PLANTS: Cephalanthus occidentalis var. pubescens
 Information about  Cephalanthus occidentalis  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (CEOC2)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 23, 2014).

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