Latin name: Ceanothus tomentosus C. Parry
  Pronunciation: see-a-NO-thus toe-men-TOE-sus

  Common name: Woollyleaf ceanothus, Ramona
  lilac

  Family: Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn)
  Habitat: Brush-covered slopes to 3500', chaparral,
  San Bernardino and Santa Ana Mts, San Diego Co

  Blooming period: March to May
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Ceanothus
  2) tomentosus

  
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