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Carpenteria californica
tree anemone hydrangea/mockorange
Carpenteria californica Hydrangeaceae
common name
  tree anemone
accepted scientific name
  Carpenteria californica Torr.
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  Carpenteria californica (131)
family name
Image Author: ©2007 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Shrubs
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 1.2 to 2.75 inches
Number of petals: 5 to 8
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of April thru end of October

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (81%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (63)
Wikimedia Commons (10)
Sharnoff Photography (10)
Jay Sullivan (1)
Michael Charters (2)
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