Calflora
Taxon  Report   5253    
Lyonothamnus floribundus  A. Gray  ssp. floribundus 
Catalina ironwood,  Santa catalina island ironwood
Lyonothamnus floribundus ssp. floribundus
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Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lyonothamnus floribundus ssp. floribundus
© 2006 BonTerra Consulting
Lyonothamnus floribundus ssp. floribundus, a dicot, is a tree 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

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Observation Hotline
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point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations



Bloom Period
Lyonothamnus floribundus ssp. floribundus
© 2006 BonTerra Consulting
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
More information about  Lyonothamnus floribundus ssp. floribundus
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

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (LYFLF)

Search the International Plants Names Index

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 15, 2018).

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