|Photo by Gil Nelson|
|Division:||Magnoliophyta - Flowering plants|
|Class:||Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons|
| Ceanothus microphyllus|
|Natural range of Ceanothus microphyllus from USDA NRCS Plants Database.|
Common name: Littleleaf buckbrush
The specific epithet refers to the reduced leaves that are tiny rounded nubs.
This species has been observed to have several main branches near the base.
It is found in Alabama, Georgia, and Florida. It is listed as vulnerable in Alabama and Georgia.
This species has been found in open longleaf pine-wiregrass savannahs, ridges, slopes, and wetlands. It has been observed to grow in well-drained dry loamy sands in the uplands as well as mesic environments. Associated species include Pinus palustris and Aristida stricta.
C. microphyllus has been observed flowering from March to May and also in July with peak inflorescence in April.
This species is thought to be dispersed by ants and/or explosive dehiscence. 
This species occurs in mature longleaf pine communities that are frequently burned.
Conservation and management
Cultivation and restoration
References and notes
- []. Native Florida Wildflowers. Accessed: April 12, 2016
- Florida State University Robert K. Godfrey Herbarium database. URL: http://herbarium.bio.fsu.edu. Last accessed: June 2014. Collectors: Loran C. Anderson, R. A. Norris, Andre F. Clewell, Robert K. Godfrey, Steve L. Orzell, R. Komarek and Helen Roth. States and Counties: Florida: Gadsden, Liberty, and Wakulla. Georgia: Decatur, Grady, and Thomas.
- []NatureServe. Accessed: April 12, 2016
- Nelson, G. PanFlora: Plant data for the eastern United States with emphasis on the Southeastern Coastal Plains, Florida, and the Florida Panhandle. www.gilnelson.com/PanFlora/ Accessed: 7 DEC 2016
- Kirkman, L. Katherine. Unpublished database of seed dispersal mode of plants found in Coastal Plain longleaf pine-grasslands of the Jones Ecological Research Center, Georgia.