Taxon  Report   1834    
Ceanothus velutinus  Douglas
Tobacco brush,  snowbrush
Ceanothus velutinus, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Genus: Ceanothus
Habitat: slopes

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Chaparral

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Ceanothus velutinus var. hookeri
JEF: Ceanothus velutinus var. laevigatus
JEF: Ceanothus velutinus var. velutinus
More information about  Ceanothus velutinus
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Aug 24, 2019).