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|Family: Rhamnaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Ceanothus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Ceanothus vestitus Greene
Habit: Plant erect, +- open, 0.8--2 m. Stem: ascending to erect, generally intricately branched; twigs pale gray to +- white, not angled, densely puberulent to short-tomentose. Leaf: opposite, evergreen; stipules knob-like; petiole 1--3 mm; blade 5--20 mm, 3--19 mm wide, oblanceolate to +- round, adaxially concave, gray-green to yellow-green, puberulent, glabrous in age, abaxially convex, gray-green, glabrous to short-curly-puberulent, tip generally acute to obtuse, margin generally not thick, generally not rolled under, entire or teeth 3--5, sharp. Inflorescence: umbel-like, generally 1--1.5 cm. Flower: generally white. Fruit: 3--5 mm wide, +- 3-ridged distally; horns 0 or < 1 mm.
Ecology: Slopes, flats, chaparral, woodland, conifer forest; Elevation: 550--2600 m. Bioregional Distribution: s SNH, Teh, TR, PR, SNE, DMtns; Distribution Outside California: to Utah, Texas, northern Mexico. Flowering Time: Mar--May Note: Ceanothus greggii A. Gray restricted to Mexico.
Synonyms: Ceanothus greggii A. Gray var. vestitus (Greene) McMinn
eFlora Treatment Author: Dieter H. Wilken
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Ceanothus verrucosus
Next taxon: Colubrina
Citation for this treatment: Dieter H. Wilken 2016. Ceanothus vestitus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=18453, accessed on August 27, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on August 27, 2016.