Samiksha Jaiswal

Ceanothus papillosus

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Rhamnaceae
Scientific name  Ceanothus papillosus
Rank  Species
Order  Rosales
Genus  Ceanothus
Higher classification  California lilac
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Similar  California lilac, Ceanothus parryi, Ceanothus purpureus, Ceanothus oliganthus, Ceanothus jepsonii

Ceanothus papillosus (wartleaf ceanothus) is a species of plant in the genus Ceanothus. It is endemic to California, where it grows in open habitat on the slopes of the coastal mountain ranges, such as woodland and chaparral.

Description

The evergreen leaves are alternately arranged, often in crowded clusters, each oblong to long-rectangular in shape and covered in glandular bumps. The edges are generally turned under and lined with glandular hairs. The inflorescence is a cluster of bright blue flowers. The fruit is a bumpy capsule about 3 millimeters long.

References

Ceanothus papillosus Wikipedia


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