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Redstem Ceanothus | Ceanothus sanguineus

Deciduous, nitrogen-fixing shrub that emits spicy-sweet odor from leaves. Clustered flowers in late spring, early summer. Stems turn dark red with age. Also known as buckbrush.


Plant Details

HabitatsOak Woodland, Upland Prairie and Savanna, Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland
Mature Heightup to 9'
Shade Preferencepart shade, full sun
Soil ToleranceDry to moist, well-drained soil
Special UsesWildlife forage, cover and food; bank stabilization; ornamental.