Latin name: Ceanothus integerrimus Hook. & Arn. var. macrothyrsus (Torr.) G.T. Benson
Pronunciation: see-a-NO-thus in-te-JER-i-mus mak-ro-THUR-sus
Common name: Deerbrush
Family: Rhamnaceae (Buckbrush)
Habitat: Dry slopes and ridges to 5000', yellow pine forest, South Coast Range, Transverse and Peninsular Ranges
Blooming period: May to July
Name derivations: 1) Ceanothus 2) integerrimus 3) macrothyrsus