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Ceanothus  velutinus Hook.   
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FamilyRHAMNACEAE
Genus species var.Ceanothus  velutinus Hook. 
SynonymsCeanothus grandis Hook.
Territory Western CanadaNorthwestern U.S.A.North-Central U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.
thickets and steppes
Description evergreen, fragrant, leaves alternate, petiole 1-2cm long, blade ovate to ovate-elliptic, 5-10cm, glabrous, viscid, shiny, flowers in large thyrsus
Size50-300cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring after hot water treatment, germ. 3-6 months,
cuttings in late summer; layering in spring
BibliographyThe Jepson Manual ucjeps.berkeley.edu
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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