Taxon  Report   1781    
Ceanothus foliosus  Parry  var. medius  McMinn
La cuesta ceanothus,  Wavyleaf buckbrush
Ceanothus foliosus var. medius
© 2006 Steve Matson
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Ceanothus foliosus var. medius
© 2005 Dieter Wilken
Ceanothus foliosus var. medius
© 2006 Steve Matson
Ceanothus foliosus var. medius, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Ceanothus foliosus var. medius
© 2018 Michael Mitchell
Genus: Ceanothus
Parent: Ceanothus foliosus
Serpentine affinity: 4; (broad endemic / strong indicator)
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Ceanothus foliosus var. medius
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).