Garrya veatchii
Photo of Garrya veatchii Kellogg
Common Name Canyon Silktassel, Silk Tassel Bush, Veatch Silktassel
Latin Name Garrya veatchii
Native Habitat Mountains and woodlands between 800 to 6,000 feet in California and Oregon
Soil Dry, decomposed granite, sand, clay loam low in organic content, well drained
Water Once per month
Height X Width 6 feet X 6 feet
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Green, evergreen
Garden Suitability Mountain, Thornless
Ornamental Value Showy male flowers hang in long white catkins from the end of the branches late winter to spring
Nature Value Unknown
Native American Uses None
  High pollinator.
Links  
    Nursery, images and data http://www.laspilitas.com/plants/324.htm
    Distribution and data http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_JM_treatment.pl?4366,4367,4373
    Images and data http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=3751
    Images and data http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garrya_veatchii
    Images and data http://www.researchlearningcenter.org/bloom/species/Garrya_veatchii.htm
    Images and data http://www.theodorepayne.org/mediawiki/index.php?title=Garrya_veatchii
    Images http://www.timetotrack.com/jay/silkt3.htm
    Distribution http://plants.usda.gov/java/nameSearch?mode=Scientific+Name&keywordquery=Garrya+veatchii
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