Wasowski, Sally and Andy
Adenostoma sparsifolium Torr.
Redshank, Ribbon bush, Ribbonwood
Rosaceae (Rose Family)
This erect, tree-like shrub
grows 6-18 ft. high. The bark
is red-brown and freely exfoliating. Twigs are green. Small, white, tubular flowers occur in open, showy clusters.
Image Gallery: 4 photo(s) available
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Shrub Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug
CA Native Distribution:
S. CA Native Habitat:
Dry, chaparral slopes & mesas away from the coast and below 6000 ft. USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Dry soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available