Calflora
Taxon  Report   1808    
Ceanothus megacarpus  Nutt.  var. insularis  (Eastw.) Munz
Island bigpod ceanothus,  Island ceanothus
Ceanothus megacarpus var. insularis, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Ceanothus insularis
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   CNPS Inventory
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Observation Search
(249 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: RHAMNACEAE  
Genus: Ceanothus
Parent: Ceanothus megacarpus

Communities: Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + CNPS + PLANTS: Ceanothus insularis
PLANTS: Ceanothus megacarpus ssp. insularis
More information about  Ceanothus megacarpus var. insularis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CEMEI2)


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 12, 2020).