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Ceanothus velutinus

buckbrush, snowbush (Ceanothus velutinus)
Ceanothus velutinus
Common Names buckbrush, snowbush
Family Buckthorn
Flower Color White
Plant Type Shrub
Short Description Leaves persistent, N fixing genus. Leaves: Shiny upper side
Location McCall
Native Yes
Weed No

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FACTS:

Snowbrush fixes nitrogen, and can play important roles in enhancing soil fertility.

Snowbrush is not a good source of food for wildlife, but it does serve as refuge and shelter for deer, bird, and small mammals.

Snowbrush can be pulped for paper and made into corrugated cardboard.

Some American Indians used the leaves as a tobacco substitute. snowbush


For additional information please send an e-mail request to:
Dr. Clinton C. Shock
Clinton.Shock@oregonstate.edu

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