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|Family: Rhamnaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Ceanothus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Ceanothus megacarpus Nutt.
Habit: Plant erect, open, < 4 m. Stem: ascending to erect; twigs brown to gray-brown. Leaf: opposite or alternate, evergreen; stipules knob-like; petiole 1--4 mm; blade 10--25 mm, 5--12 mm wide, length generally > 2 × width, elliptic to widely oblanceolate, adaxially dull green, glabrous, abaxially gray-green, short-strigose, especially veins, tip truncate to +- notched, margin entire, +- thick near middle, not rolled under. Inflorescence: umbel-like, 1--2 cm. Flower: generally white, disk dark. Fruit: 7--12 mm wide, 3-ridged or not; horned or not.
eFlora Treatment Author: Dieter H. Wilken
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Ceanothus masonii
Next taxon: Ceanothus megacarpus var. insularis
Citation for this treatment: Dieter H. Wilken 2016. Ceanothus megacarpus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=18471, accessed on May 31, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 31, 2016.