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Maritime Ceanothus (Ceanothus maritimus)

  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Rhamnaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 143545
  • Lifeform: Shrub
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

Where is Maritime Ceanothus (Ceanothus maritimus) located in the wild?

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Maritime Ceanothus can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Maritime Ceanothus (Ceanothus maritimus)?

CPC's Plant Sponsorship Program provides long term stewardship of rare plants in our National Collection. We are so grateful for all our donors who have made the Plant Sponsorship Program so successful. We are in the process of acknowledging all our wonderful plant sponsorship donors on our website. This is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.

Conservation Actions

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 4 accessions of Ceanothus maritimus in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 5265 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

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Taxon Ceanothus maritimus
Authority Hoover
Family Rhamnaceae
CPC Number 855
ITIS 28485
Duration Perennial
Common Names Maritime California-lilac
Associated Scientific Names Ceanothus maritimus
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Ecological Relationships


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