Taxon  Report   11728    
Holodiscus discolor  (Pursh) Maxim.  var. glabrescens  (Greenm.) Jeps
Rock spiraea
Holodiscus discolor var. glabrescens
© 2010 Keir Morse
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Holodiscus discolor var. glabrescens
© 2010 Keir Morse
Holodiscus discolor var. glabrescens
© 2006 Matt Below
Holodiscus discolor var. glabrescens, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Holodiscus discolor var. glabrescens
© 2009 Keir Morse
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Holodiscus
Parent: Holodiscus discolor
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Holodiscus microphyllus var. glabrescens
More information about  Holodiscus discolor var. glabrescens
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 20, 2019).