[The Genus Ceanothus West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Siskiyou Mat

Ceanothus pumilus

Synonym: Ceanothus prostratus ssp. pumilis

Siskiyou Mat: Ceanothus pumilus (Synonym: Ceanothus prostratus ssp. pumilis)

Siskiyou mat as seen at Star Flat near the Illinois River in southwestern Oregon..........April 5, 2009. Note that some of the thick leaves have several spine-tipped teeth along the margins.

Siskiyou Mat: Ceanothus pumilus (Synonym: Ceanothus prostratus ssp. pumilis)

The attractive Siskiyou mat as seen at Star Flat near the Illinois River in southwestern Oregon.........April 5, 2009.

Siskiyou Mat: Ceanothus pumilus (Synonym: Ceanothus prostratus ssp. pumilis) - Siskiyou Mat: Ceanothus pumilus (Synonym: Ceanothus prostratus ssp. pumilis)

Siskiyou mat as seen at Rough and Ready Botanical Wayside in southwestern Oregon.............April 29, 2012.

Bright red fruits of Siskiyou Mat: Ceanothus pumilus (Synonym: Ceanothus prostratus ssp. pumilis) - Bright red fruits of Siskiyou Mat: Ceanothus pumilus (Synonym: Ceanothus prostratus ssp. pumilis)

Bright red, maturing fruits of Siskiyou mat as seen along the trail from Onion Camp to Whetstone Butte, Siskiyou National Forest..........July 15, 2012.

Paul Slichter