Taxon  Report   11729    
Holodiscus discolor  (Pursh) Maxim.  var. microphyllus  (Rydb.) Jeps.
Small-leaf creambush
Holodiscus discolor var. microphyllus
© 2000 Larry Blakely
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Holodiscus discolor var. microphyllus
© 2005 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Holodiscus discolor var. microphyllus
© 2014 James Gonsman
Holodiscus discolor var. microphyllus, 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. microphyllus
© 2000 Larry Blakely
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. microphyllus
ICPN: Holodiscus microphyllus
More information about  Holodiscus discolor var. microphyllus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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website references from Google

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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 10, 2018).

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