Ceanothus spinosus

Greenbark ceanothus

  • Height:   above 5 ft
  • Life Cycle:   perennial
  • Growth Type:   shrub
  • Flower Size:   small, 1/4 - 1 in
  • Flower Type:   clustered
  • Bloom Type:   spring
  • Flower Color:   blue
  • Native to California:   YES
  • California Range:   coast - inland
  • Water Requirements:   low
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   43,500
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Taxon report data from Calflora

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Ceanothus spinosus

Common Name:Greenbark ceanothus

Ceanothus spinosus, a angiosperm, is a tree, shrub that is native to California.

US Distribution:extends only slightly beyond CA borders
Plant Community(s):Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

ContraCosta, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, Santa Cruz, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Solano, Ventura

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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Bloom Months
(Blooming months in blue)