Taxon  Report   1786    
Ceanothus gloriosus  J. T. Howell  var. gloriosus 
Point reyes ceanothus
Ceanothus gloriosus var. gloriosus
© 2008 Jorg Fleige
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Ceanothus gloriosus var. gloriosus
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
Ceanothus gloriosus var. gloriosus
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
Ceanothus gloriosus var. gloriosus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

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Ceanothus gloriosus var. gloriosus
© 2001 Doreen L. Smith
Genus: Ceanothus
Parent: Ceanothus gloriosus
Communities: Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest

Habitat: dunes, coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Ceanothus prostratus var. grandiflorus
PLANTS: Ceanothus rigidus var. grandiflorus
More information about  Ceanothus gloriosus var. gloriosus
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).