Taxon  Report   1822 
Ceanothus prostratus  Benth.
Mahala mats,  Pinemat
Ceanothus prostratus
© 2010 Keir Morse
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Ceanothus prostratus
© 2006 Steve Matson
Ceanothus prostratus
© 2015 John Doyen
Ceanothus prostratus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Ceanothus prostratus
© 2010 Keir Morse
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Chaparral
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Ceanothus divergens ssp. occidentalis
PLANTS: Ceanothus prostratus var. laxus
PLANTS: Ceanothus prostratus var. occidentalis
More information about  Ceanothus prostratus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 19, 2018).

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