Calflora
Taxon  Report   5449    
Menziesia ferruginea  Sm.
Mock azalea,  Rusty menziesia
Menziesia ferruginea
© 2008 Matt Below
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Menziesia ferruginea
© 2015 Adrienne Simmons
Menziesia ferruginea
© 2011 Jean Pawek
Menziesia ferruginea, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Menziesia ferruginea
© 2012 RT Hawke
Family: ERICACEAE  
Genus: Menziesia
Communities: Redwood Forest

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Menziesia ferruginea ssp. glabella
PLANTS: Menziesia ferruginea var. glabella
PLANTS: Menziesia glabella
More information about  Menziesia ferruginea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (MEFE)

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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 18, 2018).

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