Synonyms: Ceanothus andersonii, Ceanothus californicus
Deerbrush still blooming in open oak forest along roads to the east of Canyon Creek, Klickitat Wildlife Area......July 3, 2022.
The photo above shows the leaves and inflorescence
of deerbrush. The long inflorescence is found at the apex of the stems. Photographed
along the Trout Lake-Glenwood Highway.........June 12, 2005.
The photo above shows a leaf of deerbrush,
which typically can be identified by its entire margins. Photographed along
the Trout Lake-Glenwood Highway..........June 12, 2005.
Deerbrush would make an attractive shrub for
the dry, sunny garden. Like other Ceanothus, it is a prolific attractor of bees
and other pollinators. Photographed along the Trout Lake-Glenwood Highway.........June
12, 2005. Plants may be covered by white, light pink, or powder blue blossums.