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Wasowski, Sally and Andy
Lyonothamnus floribundus ssp. floribundus
Lyonothamnus floribundus A. Gray ssp. floribundus
Catalina ironwood, Santa Catalina Island ironwood
USDA Symbol: lyflf
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
The genus name, meaning Lyons shrub, honors the discoverer, William Scrugham Lyon (1852-1916), a U.S. horticulturist and forester.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
DistributionUSA: CA Native Distribution:
South Channel Islands (Santa Catalina Island), California, endemic. Threatened
by feral animals. Native Habitat:
Rocky slopes, canyons, oak woodland, chaparral, 65-1625.
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
- Santa Barbara, CA
Record Last Modified: 2011-08-26