Taxon  Report   1822    
Ceanothus prostratus  Benth.
Mahala mats,  Pinemat
Ceanothus prostratus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Ceanothus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Ceanothus divergens ssp. occidentalis
PLANTS: Ceanothus prostratus var. laxus
More information about  Ceanothus prostratus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: May 31, 2020).