Taxon  Report   1803    
Ceanothus leucodermis  Greene
Chaparral whitethorn
Ceanothus leucodermis
© 2004 Charles E. Jones
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Ceanothus leucodermis
© 2013 Neal Kramer
Ceanothus leucodermis
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Ceanothus leucodermis, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Ceanothus leucodermis
© 2018 Richard Spjut
Genus: Ceanothus
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Ceanothus divaricatus var. laetiflorus
More information about  Ceanothus leucodermis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 20, 2019).