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Blue Blossum, Wild Lilac

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus

Synonym: Ceanothus thyrsiflorus

Blue Blossum, Wild Lilac: Ceanothus thyrsiflorus (Synonym: Ceanothus thyrsiflorus)

Blue blossum as seen in a planting around the parking area for the trailhead to the Ni-les'tun Unit, Bandon Dunes National Wildlife Refuge........April 18, 2016.

Blue Blossum, Wild Lilac: Ceanothus thyrsiflorus (Synonym: Ceanothus thyrsiflorus) - Leaf of Blue Blossum, Wild Lilac: Ceanothus thyrsiflorus (Synonym: Ceanothus thyrsiflorus)

Blue blossum in bloom in the webmaster's garden in Gresham, OR.......May 22, 2006.

Blue Blossum, Wild Lilac: Ceanothus thyrsiflorus (Synonym: Ceanothus thyrsiflorus)

Blue blossum as seen in a planting around the parking area for the trailhead to the Ni-les'tun Unit, Bandon Dunes National Wildlife Refuge........April 18, 2016.

Blue Blossum, Wild Lilac: Ceanothus thyrsiflorus (Synonym: Ceanothus thyrsiflorus)

Blue blossum as seen in bloom at the author's yard in Gresham, OR where it is a large ornamental shrub. It blooms there in early to mid June.

Blue Blossum, Wild Lilac: Ceanothus thyrsiflorus (Synonym: Ceanothus thyrsiflorus)

Blue blossum as seen in bloom at the author's yard in Gresham, OR where it is a large ornamental shrub. It blooms there in early to mid June.

Paul Slichter