Calflora
Taxon  Report   8932    
Fremontodendron decumbens  R. M. Lloyd
Pine hill flannelbush
Fremontodendron decumbens
© 2007 Steve Tyron
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Fremontodendron decumbens
© 2012 Joey Malone
Fremontodendron decumbens, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Rare and by the Federal Government as 'Endangered '.

Interactive Distribution Map


Observation Hotline
(observation details + photos)



point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations



Bloom Period
Fremontodendron decumbens
© 2011 Steven Perry
Family: MALVACEAE  
Genus: Fremontodendron
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland

Serpentine affinity: 2; (weak indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Fremontodendron californicum ssp. decumbens
More information about  Fremontodendron decumbens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (FRDE2)

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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