Taxon  Report   1816    
Ceanothus papillosus  Torr. & A. Gray
Wartleaf ceanothus
Ceanothus papillosus
© 2015 Ron Vanderhoff
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Ceanothus papillosus
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Ceanothus papillosus
© 2018 Adam Chasey
Ceanothus papillosus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Ceanothus papillosus
© 2009 Ron Vanderhoff
Genus: Ceanothus
Communities: Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Ceanothus papillosus var. papillosus
ICPN: Ceanothus papillosus var. roweanus
More information about  Ceanothus papillosus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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 16, 2019).