Ceanothus sanguineus (Redstem ceanothus)

Native, deciduous, shade tolerant shrub 3 to 10 ft. tall. Occurs on relatively moist slopes and is able to persist on soils with very low organic content. Provides important food and cover for wildlife and is highly palatable to all classes of livestock. Its deep root system provides excellent erosion control. Easily propagated from seed.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Rhamnaceae

Duration: Perennial

Growth Habit: Shrub

Native Status: Native

Growth Form: Multiple stem

Mature Height: 3-10 ft.

Bloom Color: White

Fruit/Seed Color: 

Bloom Period: Mid Spring

Annual Precipitation: 13+ in.

Drought Tolerance: Intolerant

Shade Tolerance: Intermediate

Elevation:  ft.

Wetland Indicator Status:

Fire Resistance: Yes

Fire Tolerance:

Nitrogen fixation:

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Yes

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: No

Salinity Tolerance: None

CaCO3 Tolerance: Low

pH Range:


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 131,900

Seeding Rate:  PLS lbs/acre

Season: Fall/Winter

Days to Germination:


VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

None