Carpenteria californica. TREE-ANEMONE. Sierra Nevada Foothills (between Kings & San Joaquin Rivers, Fresno Co.)
Philadelphaceae

Shrub, subshrub, northeast back wall of Cantor Center (Cantor Center tree map), north side Roble field bordering parking lot, Santa Teresa berm with Fremontodendron, and other campus locations. Early spring bloom of showy white flrs to 2.5 inches wide.

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Name derivation, genus | species: after Professor William M. Carpenter (1811-1848), a Louisiana physician and botanist (ref. genus Carpenteria) | of California, from California Plant Names

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