Ceanothus megacarpus

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Bigpod Ceanothus.

Common on the south side of the mountains, similar to C. cuneatus. Alternate leaves, large flowers, smooth leaves with an indent where the central vein comes out. White flowers in small clusters.

Seen blooming Jan-April.

Bigpod Seedling
A seedling bigpod ceanothus. Note that the leaves look completely different from the upper leaves of adult plants (this is also true of leaves on basal shoots). This photo was taken in mid-Sept in the interior of the Cold Fire, the seedling is less than a year old.

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