Ceanothus dentatus W. Trelease var. impressus (W. Trelease) W. Trelease; C. impressus var. nipomensis , H. Mcminn;
Stems: erect, densely branched, not rooting at nodes; twigs brown, round, smooth, puberulent, flexible.
Leaves: evergreen, alternate; not clustered; stipules thin, deciduous; petioles to 4 mm; blades ovate to +/- round; 0.6--2.5 x 0.4--1.2, bases round, 1-veined, margins scarcely to strongly revolute,, appearing +/- crenate, usually minutely toothed, sometimes glandular, tips obtuse, abaxially gray-hairy, adaxially dark to medium green, puberulent, plane or +/- convex.
Inflorescences: axillary or terminal, raceme-like, 1.3--2.6 cm.
Fruits: subglobose, +/- 4 mm broad, horns 0; valves crests prominent.
Cytology: 2 n = 24 (M. A. Nobs, 1963)
Flowering: in spring.
Habitat: dry , sandy, mesas, slopes; below 200 m.
Range: Calif. [CCo] View Distribution Map.
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