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Ceanothus microphyllus (Littleleaf buckbrush)
Cressler, Alan

Ceanothus microphyllus

Ceanothus microphyllus Michx.

Littleleaf Buckbrush, Littleleaf New Jersey Tea, Small-leaved Redroot, Small-leaf Redroot

Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CEMI4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Ceanothus microphyllus has tiny leaves, less than 1/2 of an inch (1.3 cm) long, and occurs in sandy pine or oak woods in southeastern North America.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Size Notes: Typically to about 1 foot in height and 2-3 feet in spread.
Size Class: 0-1 ft. , 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May

Distribution

USA: AL , FL , GA

Additional resources

USDA: Find Ceanothus microphyllus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Ceanothus microphyllus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Ceanothus microphyllus

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-10-29
Research By: JAM

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