Taxon  Report   1806    
Ceanothus megacarpus  Nutt.
Big pod ceanothus,  Bigpod ceanothus
Ceanothus megacarpus
© 2015 Ron Vanderhoff
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Ceanothus megacarpus
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Ceanothus megacarpus
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Ceanothus megacarpus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Ceanothus megacarpus
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Genus: Ceanothus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Ceanothus megacarpus
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


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Search (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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).