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|Family: Rhamnaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Ceanothus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Ceanothus foliosus Parry
Habit: Plant erect to mat-like, +- open to dense. Stem: erect to spreading; twigs flexible, not thorn-like, not angled, green to red-green. Leaf: alternate, evergreen; stipules scale-like; petiole 1--3 mm; blade 5--20 mm, 3--13 mm wide, flat or generally wavy, +- folded lengthwise, oblong to widely elliptic or obovate, adaxially dark green, abaxially paler, glabrous to puberulent, 1-ribbed or faintly 3-ribbed from base, tip acute to +- rounded, margin not thick, not rolled under, gland-toothed or not, teeth 31--42, glands generally dark, persistent. Inflorescence: raceme-, occasionally +- umbel-like, 1--4 cm. Flower: blue to +- purple. Fruit: 3--4 mm wide, +- 3-ridged distally; horns 0.
eFlora Treatment Author: Dieter H. Wilken
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Ceanothus ferrisiae
Next taxon: Ceanothus foliosus var. foliosus
Citation for this treatment: Dieter H. Wilken 2016. Ceanothus foliosus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=18446, accessed on December 10, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 10, 2016.