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Fremontodendron californicum (Torr.) Coville
California flannelbush



General Information
Symbol: FRCA6
Group: Dicot
Family: Sterculiaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Shrub
Tree
Native Status: L48   N
Characteristics
Plant Guide (pdf) (doc)
Data Source and Documentation
Arizona"California"
Nativity Map
blue native legend Native gray introduced legend Introduced blank legend Absent/Unreported

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USA (AZ, CA)

Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
FRCA9 Fremontia californica Torr.
FRCAC2 Fremontodendron californicum (Torr.) Coville ssp. crassifolium (Eastw.) J.H. Thomas
FRCAC8 Fremontia californica Torr. ssp. crassifolia (Eastw.) Abrams
FRCAC9 Fremontodendron californicum (Torr.) Coville ssp. californicum
FRCAD2 Fremontia californica Torr. var. diegensis M. Harv.
FRCAI Fremontia californica Torr. var. integra M. Harv.
FRCAN Fremontodendron californicum (Torr.) Coville ssp. napense (Eastw.) Munz
FRCAN2 Fremontia californica Torr. var. napensis (Eastw.) McMinn
FRCAO Fremontia californica Torr. ssp. obispoensis (Eastw.) Munz
FRCAO2 Fremontodendron californicum (Torr.) Coville ssp. obispoense (Eastw.) Munz
FRCAT Fremontia californica Torr. var. typica M. Harv.
FRCAV Fremontia californica Torr. var. viridis M. Harv.
FRCR2 Fremontia crassifolia Eastw.
FRNA Fremontia napensis Eastw.
FROB Fremontia obispoensis Eastw.

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Dilleniidae
Order Malvales
Family Sterculiaceae – Cacao family
Genus Fremontodendron Coville – flannelbush
Species Fremontodendron californicum (Torr.) Coville – California flannelbush

Subordinate Taxa

This plant has no children

Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Arizona
flannel bush
Salvage restricted

Wildlife

Food

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Cover

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover