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Ceanothus dentatus, leaf and flower – Monterey, California

April 5, 2014

Ceanothus dentatus is a California endemic with small holly-like leaves and blue flowers. It grows primarily along the coast and just inland.
Ceanothus deantatus, leaf and flower

Ceanothus impressus blooming, leaf and flower – Santa Barbara County, California

April 5, 2014

Two photos of the leaves and flower of Ceanothus impressus.

Ceanothus impressus, leaf, flower

Ceanothus impressus blooming, leaf, flower

Ceanothus incanus, leaf, flower and flower bud – Monterey County, California

April 5, 2014


Two photos below depicting the flower, leaf and flower bud of Ceanothus incanus.

Ceanothus incanus, flower

Ceanothus incanus, leaf, bud

Ceanothus spinosus, green-barked Ceanothus – Santa Barbara County, California

April 5, 2014


A larger leaf, white – flowering variety.

Ceanothus spinosus, green-barked ceanothus


Ceanothus griseus var. horizontalis, leaf, flower – California

April 4, 2014


Two photos below of Yankee Point Ceanothus, also known as Carmel Ceanothus, native to California’s Northern coast ranges. Ceanothus griseus var. horizontal floweris

A zoomed out photo, below.

Ceanothus griseus var. horizontalis, leaf

Ceanothus confusus blooming – California

April 4, 2014

A few photos below of the California native Rincon Ceanothus, C. confusus, considered rare and endangered.

Ceanothus confusus flower


A photo below of the unopened and partially flower buds.
Ceanothus confusus flower bud


And a detail of the leaf, below.ceanothus confusus, flower, leaf

Salvia sonomensis blooming

April 4, 2014

Salvia sonomensis blooming


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