Taxon  Report   1832    
Ceanothus tomentosus  Parry
Woolly leaf ceanothus,  Woolyleaf ceanothus
Ceanothus tomentosus, 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
Habitat: slopes

Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Ceanothus tomentosus var. olivaceus
JEF: Ceanothus tomentosus var. tomentosus
PLANTS: Ceanothus tomentosus ssp. olivaceus
More information about  Ceanothus tomentosus
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: Feb 18, 2020).