Calflora
Taxon  Report   9794    
Cephalanthus occidentalis  L.
Common buttonbush
Cephalanthus occidentalis, 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
Family: RUBIACEAE  
Genus: Cephalanthus
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: streambanks

Communities: Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Cephalanthus occidentalis var. californicus
PLANTS: Cephalanthus occidentalis var. pubescens
More information about  Cephalanthus occidentalis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CEOC2)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Mar 24, 2019).