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Ceanothus velutinus var. hookeri

Ceanothus velutinus Douglas ex Hook. var. hookeri M.C. Johnst.

Hooker's Ceanothus

Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn family)

Synonym(s): Ceanothus velutinus var. laevigatus


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 20 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun


Canada: BC
Native Habitat: Clearings, open sites, mixed evergreen and conifer forests.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Ceanothus velutinus var. hookeri in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Ceanothus velutinus var. hookeri in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Ceanothus velutinus var. hookeri


Record Modified: 2020-11-16
Research By: CBR

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