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|Family: Rhamnaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Ceanothus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Ceanothus oliganthus Nutt.
Habit: Plant erect, tree-like or not, open, < 3.5 m. Stem: ascending to erect; twigs flexible, not thorn-like, not angled. Leaf: alternate, evergreen; stipules scale-like; petiole 3--7 mm; blade 11--30 mm, 5--25 mm wide, ovate to elliptic, generally flat, adaxially dark green, +- glabrous to short-hairy, abaxially paler, sparsely to densely short-hairy, especially veins, margin minutely gland-toothed, teeth 20--70, glands +- spheric. Inflorescence: generally raceme-like, 1--5 cm. Flower: blue to purple-blue; disk, ovary glabrous or short-hairy. Fruit: 4--7 mm wide, generally sticky, +- ridged to bulged distally; horns 0.
eFlora Treatment Author: Dieter H. Wilken
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Ceanothus megacarpus var. megacarpus
Next taxon: Ceanothus oliganthus var. oliganthus
Citation for this treatment: Dieter H. Wilken 2016. Ceanothus oliganthus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=18475, accessed on December 07, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 07, 2016.