Taxon  Report   1832 
Ceanothus tomentosus  Parry
Woolly leaf ceanothus,  Woolyleaf ceanothus
Ceanothus tomentosus
© 2013 Keir Morse
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Ceanothus tomentosus
© 2013 Keir Morse
Ceanothus tomentosus
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Ceanothus tomentosus, 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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Ceanothus tomentosus
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Genus: Ceanothus
Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Habitat: slopes
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Ceanothus tomentosus ssp. olivaceus
ICPN + PLANTS: Ceanothus tomentosus var. olivaceus
ICPN: Ceanothus tomentosus var. tomentosus
More information about  Ceanothus tomentosus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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: Jun 23, 2018).

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