Ceanothus foliosus var. vineatus

McMinn in M. van Rensselaer and H. McMinn

Ceanothus, 221. 1942.

Common names: Vine Hill ceanothus
EndemicConservation concern
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 12. Treatment on page 94. Mentioned on page 93.

Shrubs, 0.3–0.8 m. Stems ascending, arcuate, or prostrate. Leaf-blades flat to ± folded lengthwise, margins entire or weakly denticulate near apex, not to weakly wavy, abaxial surface pale green, glabrous, sometimes sparsely puberulent on veins.


Phenology: Flowering Mar–May.
Habitat: Sandy soils, chaparral.
Elevation: 50–100 m.

Discussion

Variety vineatus is known only from two localities in Sonoma County.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"thin" is not a number.

puberulent +  and glabrous +
puberulent +  and glabrous +
perigynous +  and epigynous +
Clifford L. Schmidt† +  and Dieter H. Wilken +
McMinn in M. van Rensselaer and H. McMinn +
obtuse +  and rounded +
3-veined +  and veined +
not gland-dotted +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (2.4 cm24 mm <br />0.024 m <br />) +
3[-5]-veined +  and pinnate +
spinulose +, spinose +, serrate +  and entire +
denticulate +, dentate +, crenulate +, crenate +  and serrulate +
narrowly elliptic;oblongelliptic or oblanceolate +
3mm;13mm +
not thorn-tipped +
angled +  and round +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
Vine Hill ceanothus +
50–100 m. +
Sandy soils, chaparral. +
free +  and adnate +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br />) +
3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br /> (7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br />) +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
umbellike +  and racemelike +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br />) +
3-veined +  and veined +
deciduous +  and persistent +
glandular-denticulate;entire +
wavy;denticulate;entire +
pale;dark blue +
intrastaminal +
superior +  and inferior +
not fleshy +
perigynous +  and epigynous +
adnate +  and distinct +
6 +  and 5 +
Clawed (?) +, Obovate (?) +  and Spatulate (?) +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
Flowering Mar–May. +
2-4-carpellate +
pink +, usually white +  and cream blue or purple +
distinct +
spreading +  and incurved +
6 +  and 5 +
keeled;lanceolate;deltate +
Endemic +  and Conservation concern +
not rooting +
3-veined +  and veined +
Ceanothus foliosus var. vineatus +
Ceanothus foliosus +
variety +
paniclelike +  and racemelike +
gland-tipped +
crested +
unarmed +  and armed +
polygamous +, dioecious +  and synoecious +