Ceanothus oliganthus var. orcuttii
Man. Fl. Pl. Calif., 621. 1925.
Stems: branchlets ± flexible, puberulent to villosulous. Leaf-blades ovate, elliptic, or elliptic-oblong, adaxial surface sparsely villosulous. Flowers: sepals, petals, and nectary blue; nectary and ovary pilosulous. Capsules glabrescent; valves rugose, weakly crested.
Phenology: Flowering Feb–Jun.
Habitat: Open slopes and ridges, chaparral, pine forests.
Elevation: 200–1800 m.
Calif., Mexico (Baja California)
Variety orcuttii occurs in the Peninsular Ranges of southern California and northern Baja California, Mexico. The pilosulous nectary and ovary are unique in Ceanothus.
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