Taxon  Report   99    
Adenostoma sparsifolium  Torr.
Red shanks
Adenostoma sparsifolium
© 2013 Susan McDougall
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Adenostoma sparsifolium
© 2012 Anthony Baniaga
Adenostoma sparsifolium
© 2015 Keir Morse
Adenostoma sparsifolium, a dicot, is a tree that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Adenostoma sparsifolium
© 2017 W. Larry Sward
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Adenostoma
Communities: Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Adenostoma sparsifolium
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Dec 15, 2018).