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 of Yankee Point Ceanothus, also known as Carmel Ceanothus, native to California’s Northern coast ranges. A zoomed out photo, below.
Photo of the flower, below.
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 […]
Any thoughts on what species of Manzanita this is?
This is one of my favorite Ceanothus varieties, called ‘Julia Phelps’, originally thought to have originated from a seedling hybrid of Ceanothus roweanus and C. impressus. Here’s a closer photo […]
I’m not sure if I should be concerned, relieved, or proud that this was the first book my daughter pulled off the bookshelf.
To all loyal readers who may have wondered over the past few months… where is Anthropogen? his posts have been on the wane… Please excuse my extended absence, my wife […]
I’ve added a photo of the Capsicum pubescens flower to a previous post on the species… the flower photo is also pasted below. For more information on C. pubescens (rocoto), […]