Data about <i>Ceanothus integerrimus</i>

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Distribution

 
native range includes
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Lower 48 United States of America
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
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United States (USA)
US Forest Service Fire Effects Information Service  
 
geographic distribution
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North America - United States
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - California
Missouri Botanical Garden  

Physical Description

 
flower color
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blue
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blue
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green
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green
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green
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green
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green
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red
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red
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red
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white
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
leaf color
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green
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
plant height median
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13 ft mature
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
plant height max
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11 ft base age
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
fruit or seed color
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brown
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
growth habit
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shrub
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
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shrub
US Forest Service Fire Effects Information Service  
 
shape
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semi-erect
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
primary growth form
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multiple stems
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
carbon-to-nitrogen ratio
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low (<23)
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
foliage texture
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medium
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  

Ecology

 
frost free days min
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160 days
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
precipitation tolerance min
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16 inch
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
precipitation tolerance max
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40 inch
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
soil depth min
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20 inch
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
low temperature tolerance min
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-13 degrees Fahrenheit
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
habitat
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canopy
Environments - EOL project  
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canyon
Environments - EOL project  
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chaparral
Environments - EOL project  
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elevation
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forest
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landslide
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national forest
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scrubland
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scrubland
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slope
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soil
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soil
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wood
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woodland
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woodland
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woodland
Environments - EOL project  
 
habitat includes
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non-marine
IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  
 
elevation measurement
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1,372 m
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
 
fire resistance
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is not fire resistant
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
allelopathic effect
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no known allelopathy
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soil requirements
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adapted to coarse textured soils
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adapted to fine textured soils
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adapted to medium textured soils
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anaerobic soil tolerance
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none
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drought tolerance
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high tolerance
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calcareous soil tolerance
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medium (normal)
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
moisture use
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low
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
salt tolerance
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none
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
shade tolerance
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low tolerance
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Life History and Behavior

 
life cycle habit
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perennial
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shedability
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deciduous
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bloom period
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late spring
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active growth period
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spring and summer
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growth rate
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moderate
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life span
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high life span
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grass growth type
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not a low growing grass
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resprout ability after clipping
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will resprout
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germination requirements
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cold stratification required
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fire tolerance
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low tolerance
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fruit/seed abundance
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medium
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seed period end
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summer
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seed period begin
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summer
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fruit/seed persistence
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fruit/seed is not persistent
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
seeds per pound average
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70,000
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
seed spread rate
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moderate
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
seedling survival
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medium
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
vegetative spread rate
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none
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  

Physiology and Cell Biology

 
soil pH min
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7.1
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
soil pH max
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8.5
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
nitrogen fixation
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low (<85 lb N/acre/year)
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
primary macronutrient requirements
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low
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  

Conservation

 
extinction status
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extant
IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

 
livestock bloat potential
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none
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
horticulture
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flower is conspicuous
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fruit/seed is conspicuous
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is not fall conspicuous
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not suitable for the coppice method of silviculture
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foliage porosity winter
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moderately porous
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foliage porosity summer
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dense (low porosity)
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human/livestock toxicity
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none
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
hedge tolerance
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none
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
planting density min
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1,212 per acre
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
planting density max
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2,728 per acre
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
commercial availability
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field collections only
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
plant propagation method
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not propogated by bulbs
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not propogated by corms
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not propogated by cuttings
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not propogated by sod
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not propogated by sprigs
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not propogated by tubers
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propogated by bare root
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propogated by container
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propogated by seed
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grain type
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is not a small grain
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uses
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no berries, nuts, seeds, or fruits palatable to humans
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not suitable as berry/nut/seed product
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not suitable as Christmas tree product
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not suitable as lumber product
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not suitable as post product
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not suitable as pulpwood product
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not suitable as veneer product
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not suitable for naval store products
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not used as fodder product
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suitable as nursery stock product
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
browse animal palatability
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high
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
graze animal palatability
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medium
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
protein potential
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low
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
not invasive in
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United States (USA)
US Forest Service Fire Effects Information Service  

Database and Repository Coverage

 
type specimen repository
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National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM)
National Museum of Natural History Collections  

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