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Gregg Ceanothus

Natural History

Gregg Ceanothus is a member of the Buckthorn Family. The plant appears as a woody shrub and grows to 8 feet in height with green, thick, leathery leaves that grow to 1 inch in length. The plant typically grows in oak woodlands at elevations between 3000 - 7000 feet.

Gregg Ceanothus is browsed by deer while seeds are eaten by birds and small mammals.

Gregg Ceanothus blooms between March - May and produces dense clusters of white to pinkish flowers with 5 spoon shaped petals. Flowers are followed by a round fruit to 3/16 inches in diameter.

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