Ceanothus dentatus is a California endemic with small holly-like leaves and blue flowers. It grows primarily along the coast and just inland.
Two photos of the leaves and flower of Ceanothus impressus.
Two photos below depicting the flower, leaf and flower bud of Ceanothus incanus.
A larger leaf, white – flowering variety.
Two photos below of Yankee Point Ceanothus, also known as Carmel Ceanothus, native to California’s Northern coast ranges. A zoomed out photo, below.
A few photos below of the California native Rincon Ceanothus, C. confusus, considered rare and endangered. A photo below of the unopened and partially flower buds. And a […]
Here’s an interesting article about the origins and migration of the Bottle Gourd, or, Calabash (Lagenaria siceraria)… from the NY Times. A brief snippet below with link to the complete […]
I believe this is Arctostaphylos hookeri ssp. montana, formerly Arctostaphylos montana, a somewhat rare Manzanita species, photographed on Mt. Tamalpais in Marin County, California. Not photos of the flower, […]
I took these photos this weekend along a fence in Berkeley, I think its Ceanothus thyrsiflorus, but could very well be wrong or not specific enough (cultivar?). Its nearing the […]
It makes you wonder why all stop signs can’t look this good.
These three photos were taken from different wild plants growing in the hills just outside the town of Sonoma. There are around 30 Manzanita species and sub-species listed for Sonoma […]
The World Agroforestry Center recently announced and released a new multi-database search engine, or switchboard for information on Agroforestry species. The 13 websites the Switchboard links to include The Plant […]