Calflora
Taxon  Report   1775    
Ceanothus dentatus  Torr. & A. Gray
Dwarf ceanothus,  Sandscrub ceanothus
Ceanothus dentatus
© 2008 Gary McDonald
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Ceanothus dentatus
© 2008 Gary McDonald
Ceanothus dentatus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Ceanothus dentatus
© 2005 Dieter Wilken
Family: RHAMNACEAE  
Genus: Ceanothus
Communities: Closed-cone Pine Forest, Chaparral, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Ceanothus dentatus var. floribundus
ICPN: Ceanothus floribundus
More information about  Ceanothus dentatus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CEDE)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 19, 2018).