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Adenostoma fasciculatum  Hook. & Arn.
Adenostoma fasciculatum is a tree or shrub that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

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Genus: Adenostoma
Family: Rosaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Ultramafic affinity: 1.3 - weak indicator / indifferent

Habitat: slopes, ridges

Communities: Chaparral

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Information about  Adenostoma fasciculatum from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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Physical characteristics of chamise as a wildland fuel.: 
Countryman, Clive M., and Charles W. Philpot, 1970.
In southern California, one of the most hazardous wildland fuels is chamise ...

Introduction to Chamise: Twice a year, you can identify Chamise on neighboring hillsides by color. Millions of small flowers paint the hillsides a cream color in the spring and persistent senescent flowers paint the hills chocolate brown in the fall... A photo essay from PlantID.net. (link added by Bruce Homer-Smith)

Learn more about Adenostoma fasciculatum: Adenostoma fasciculatum Jepson video: (link added by Mary Ann Machi)

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals. [web application]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 07/19/2024).