Ceanothus griseus (Trel.) McMinn
Carmel ceanothus, Carmel creeper, Yankee Point ceanothus
Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn Family)
Synonym(s): Ceanothus griseus var. horizontalis
USDA Symbol: cegr2
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Retention: Evergreen
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Ovate
Leaf Margin: Serrate
Fruit Type: Capsule
Leaf: Bright green, glossy.
Size Class: 3-6 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Blue
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
Native Habitat: Coastal scrub, closed-cone-pine forests, chaparral.
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
Special Value to Bumble Bees
Special Value to Honey Bees
Supports Conservation Biological Control
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Ceanothus griseus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Ceanothus griseus in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2011-07-30