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Island ceanothus (Ceanothus insularis)

  • Global Rank: N/A
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Rhamnaceae
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  • Lifeform: Shrub
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 12/15/2020

Where is Island ceanothus (Ceanothus insularis) located in the wild?

Which CPC Partners conserve Island ceanothus (Ceanothus insularis)?

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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 megacarpus var. insularis in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 2453 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden has collected 3 seed accessions of Ceanothus megacarpus var. insularis from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 17 maternal plants

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Taxon Ceanothus insularis
Authority Eastw.
Family Rhamnaceae
CPC Number 9009
ITIS 510491
Duration Perennial
Common Names
Associated Scientific Names Ceanothus insularis
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