Caryopteris × clandonensis A.Simmonds, Gard. Chron., ser. 3, 94: 226 (1933) (syn: Caryopteris mastacanthus var. clandonensis (A.Simmonds) C.H.Curtis )
(The hybrid formula of this artificial cross is C. incana × C. mongholica);

Help with the ID of this small shrub from California-GS03072024-1: 5 high res. images.
Please help with the ID of this small shrub, clicked from Fremont, California.


Acilepis ??

if you look at these two pictures  you will realize that it is not a member of Asteraceae. It has distinct calyx of 5 united sepals, ovary is superion, nearly funnel-shaped corolla with fringed lobes, and five emerging stamens.

This close-up is enigmatic for me, more confusing.

Caryopteris clandonensis maybe

Thanks a lot …, you are right. Also got the same ID from my another group.




POWO  missouri botanical garden  NCSU

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