Ceanothus tomentosus var. olivaceus

Jepson

Man. Fl. Pl. Calif., 621. 1925.

Common names: Ramona lilac
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 12. Treatment on page 90. Mentioned on page 88, 89.

Leaf-blades: margins denticulate, abaxial surface sparsely to moderately tomentulose, veins ± evident.


Phenology: Flowering Feb–May.
Habitat: Open sites, chaparral, oak and pine woodlands.
Elevation: 10–1100 m.

Distribution

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Calif., Mexico (Baja California)

Discussion

Variety olivaceus occurs in southern California from the Transverse Ranges south through the Peninsular Ranges into northern Baja California.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"thin" is not a number.

gray-green +  and light +
glabrescent +, puberulent +  and villosulous +
perigynous +  and epigynous +
Clifford L. Schmidt† +  and Dieter H. Wilken +
Jepson +
obtuse +  and rounded +
3-veined +  and veined +
not gland-dotted +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
3[-5]-veined +  and pinnate +
spinulose +, spinose +, serrate +  and entire +
denticulate +, dentate +, crenulate +, crenate +  and serrulate +
ovate;widely elliptic +
5mm;12mm +
not thorn-tipped +
glabrescent +  and tomentulose +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
Ramona lilac +
Calif. +  and Mexico (Baja California) +
10–1100 m. +
Open sites, chaparral, oak and pine woodlands. +
free +  and adnate +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br />) +
terminal +  and axillary +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
paniclelike +  and racemelike +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br />) +
veined +  and 3-veined +
deciduous +  and persistent +
serrulate;denticulate +
denticulate +
pale blue;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 /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
Flowering Feb–May. +
2-4-carpellate +
Man. Fl. Pl. Calif., +
pink +, usually white +  and cream blue or purple +
distinct +
spreading +  and incurved +
6 +  and 5 +
keeled;lanceolate;deltate +
not rooting +
spreading +  and erect +
3-veined +  and veined +
Ceanothus tomentosus var. olivaceus +
Ceanothus tomentosus +
variety +
paniclelike +  and racemelike +
gland-tipped +
crested +
unarmed +  and armed +
polygamous +, dioecious +  and synoecious +