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Ceanothus thyrsiflorus

blueblossom ceanothus; blue brush

Species Record #: gw1008773

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Botanical Information:

Genus: Ceanothus

Family: Rhamnaceae

Author: Eschsch.

Synonyms: Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var. repens

What do these terms mean?

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus
   by Nora_in_Vancouver
These are called California Lilacs in our area. Tough and drought tolerant, these shrubs are frequently planted in public areas. Not related to real lilacs, they bloom in summer, with pleasant but unusual smell like grape koolaid.

    by Nora_in_Vancouver

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