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Calistoga ceanothus
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Scientific classification

Ceanothus divergens, commonly known as Calistoga ceanothus, is an evergreen shrub in the family Rhamnaceae, an endemic of California.


This plant has a growth habit described as ascending to erect and may attain height. The plant's preferred habitat is on shrub-covered, rocky, volcanic slopes. The hermaphrodite blue or purple flowers bloom in April and May.

The sub-globose fruits are five to six millimeters in diameter.


Occurrence is primarily in the Northern California Coast Ranges, such as near Calistoga, at altitudes of less than 500 meters.

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