Taxon  Report   11729    
Holodiscus discolor  (Pursh) Maxim.  var. microphyllus  (Rydb.) Jeps.
Small-leaf creambush
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.

Bloom Period
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Holodiscus
Parent: Holodiscus discolor
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Serpentine affinity: 1; (weak indicator / indifferent)

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
JEF: Holodiscus microphyllus var. microphyllus
JEF: Holodiscus microphyllus
More information about  Holodiscus discolor var. microphyllus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Consortium of California Herbaria

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:   (Accessed: Jun 01, 2020).