Species Details

Ceanothus purpureus

holly-leaved ceanothus

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Photo of Ceanothus purpureus
© 2012 Jake Ruygt
Photo of Ceanothus purpureus
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Photo of Ceanothus purpureus
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Scientific Name:
Ceanothus purpureus Jeps.
Common Name:
holly-leaved ceanothus
Family: Rhamnaceae
Element Code: PDRHA04160
USDA Plants Symbol: CEPU2
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial evergreen shrub
Blooming Period: Feb-Jun
Elevation:
120 - 640 meters
395 - 2100 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Rocky
  • Volcanic
Notes:
Threatened by agriculture, development, and alteration of fire regimes. See A Flora of Western Middle California , p. 258 (1901) by W. L. Jepson for original description, and Fremontia 15(4):25-26 (1988) for species account.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 43
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
4 6 1 0 1 31
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 31
Recent <=20 Years 12
Presence:
Presumed Extant 42
Possibly Extirpated 1
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Napa (NAP), Solano (SOL), Sonoma (SON)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Camp Meeker (3812248), Capell Valley (3812242), Cazadero (3812351), Detert Reservoir (3812265), Duncans Mills (3812341), Fort Ross (3812352), Guerneville (3812258), Kenwood (3812245), Mt. George (3812232), Plantation (3812353), Santa Rosa (3812246), Sebastopol (3812247), St. Helena (3812254), Yountville (3812243)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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Presumed Extant
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