Taxon  Report   1808 
Ceanothus megacarpus  Nutt.  var. insularis  (Eastw.) Munz
Island bigpod ceanothus,  Island ceanothus
Ceanothus megacarpus var. insularis
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Ceanothus megacarpus var. insularis, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.3 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Ceanothus megacarpus var. insularis
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
Family: RHAMNACEAE  
Genus: Ceanothus
Parent Record Ceanothus megacarpus
Community:
Chaparral
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PLANTS: Ceanothus megacarpus ssp. insularis
CNPS + PLANTS: Ceanothus insularis
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 06, 2016).

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