Taxon  Report   11491 
Ceanothus rigidus  Nutt.
Monterey ceanothus
Ceanothus rigidus
© 2008 Gary McDonald
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Ceanothus rigidus
© 2008 Gary McDonald
Ceanothus rigidus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Ceanothus rigidus
© 2008 Gary McDonald
Genus: Ceanothus
Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS
PLANTS accepted name: Ceanothus cuneatus var. rigidus
Alternate Names:
(according to)

ICPN + CNPS: Ceanothus cuneatus var. rigidus
More information about  Ceanothus rigidus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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: Aug 19, 2018).

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