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Photograph from Lewis and Clark Herbarium/Academy of Natural Sciences
Buckbrush
(Oregon Teatree, Redstem Ceanothus)

Ceanothus sanguineus



First Noted by Expedition
June 27, 1806, on the Lolo Trail, Idaho.
 

Description
A member of the buckthorn family (family Rhamnaceae) which includes shrubs, woody vines, and small to large trees, rarely herbs, often spiny. Flowers small; greenish or yellowish; mostly in clusters along twigs.
 

Habitat
Dry fans, slopes, ridges to 6,000 ft (1,800 m), cismontane chaparral, piñon-juniper and yellow-pine woodland
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