Calflora
Taxon  Report   11728    
Holodiscus discolor  (Pursh) Maxim.  var. glabrescens  (Greenm.) Jeps
Rock spiraea
Holodiscus discolor var. glabrescens
© 2010 Keir Morse
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Holodiscus discolor var. glabrescens
© 2010 Keir Morse
Holodiscus discolor var. glabrescens
© 2006 Matt Below
Holodiscus discolor var. glabrescens, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Holodiscus discolor var. glabrescens
© 2009 Keir Morse
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Holodiscus microphyllus var. glabrescens
More information about  Holodiscus discolor var. glabrescens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (HODI)

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 20, 2018).

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