Blue blossom series
Section: shrb Series Dominated by Shrubs
Series formation: 
Series height:<6 m
Series canopy cover:c
Series ground layer:s
Elevation range (lower):10
(upper):   600
Wetland information:[not available]
Upland information: Uplands:ridges, upper slopes.
Reference:Hanes (1977, 1981), Paysen et al. (1980)
Comments:Throughout its range, blue blossom occurs as scattered shrubs in forest understories or as the sole or dominant shrub forming shrublands. Stands establish after disturance and are transitional to various kinds of forest. The Jepson Manual recognizes two varieties of blue blossom [Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var. t. , C. t. var. repens ]. The creeping variety grows in coastal headlands [ see Coyote brush series, Salal-black huckleberry series, Yellow bush lupine series]. Keeler-Wolf (1990e) qualitatively describes a blue blossom chaparral at Limekiln Creek RNA (now part of the Cone Peak Gradient RNA) Monterey Co. m-CenCo.
Plot based descriptions:not available.
Series Association:[not available]
FormationTemperate broad-leaved evergreen shrubland
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