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Arctostaphylos glauca is a species of manzanita known by the common name bigberry manzanita. It is native to California and Baja California, where it grows in the chaparral and woodland of coastal and inland hills. This is a large shrub to small tree varying in size from one to well over six meters in height and is not burl forming. Individuals growing in desert regions tend to be shorter than those on the coast. Leaves are light gray-green, somewhat waxy, oval in shape to nearly round, and smoo...
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Mission Manzanita is a shrub that grows up to 20 feet tall, and 20 feet in diameter. Its native range is very limited, comprising Southwestern and Pacific coastal California from San Diego county through north-central Pacific coastal Baja California, a small area in the foothills northwest of Pasadena in Los Angeles Country, a bit of southern Riverside County near Temecula, and Santa Catalina Island. Mission Manzanita is a slow growing shrub that resembles the true manzanitas (Arctostaphylos). T...
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Artostaphylos manzanita is a tall, beautiful species of manzanita with an often dramatic and winding branch structure. It has the common names of Whiteleaf Manzanita and Common Manzanita. It is native to California, where it can be found primarily in the North Coast Range, and in the northern and central Sierra Nevada foothills. It's much more rarely found in the southern part of California in the Peninsular, western Transverse and South Coast Ranges. It is common on chaparral slopes and low-ele...
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A species of manzanita known by the common name Little Sur manzanita. This shrub is endemic to California where it grows on the coastal bluffs of Monterey County. This is a petite, low-lying manzanita which forms mounds and patchy mats in sandy soil. The leathery leaves are small and rounded to oval, dark green and shiny when mature and red-edged when new. The flower clusters are dense with flowers, which are small, urn-shaped to rounded, and waxy white to very pale pink. The fruit is a shiny, r...
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Arctostaphylos hookeri is a species of manzanita known by the common name Hooker's manzanita. This shrub is endemic to California where its native range extends from the coastal San Francisco Bay Area to the Central Coast. This is a low shrub which is variable in appearance and has several subspecies. These are generally mat-forming plants or low bushes with small green leaves, dense flower clusters of white to pink flowers, and shiny egg-shaped or round red drupes. It does not form a burl and c...
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Arctostaphylos uva-ursi is a species of Arctostaphylos, one of several related species referred to as bearberry. Names for this species include kinnikinnick and pinemat manzanita. It is a small procumbent woody shrub 5-30 centimeter high. The leaves are evergreen, remaining green for 1-3 years before falling. The fruit is a red berry. It likes to spread and will root where stems touch the soil.It can handle a wide variety of sun conditions, from full sun to part shade to full shade, and tolerate...
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Arctostaphylos pajaroensis is a species of manzanita known by the common name Pajaro manzanita. It is endemic to California, where it is known mainly from Monterey County. Historical occurrences have been noted in Santa Cruz and far western San Benito Counties; these may no longer exist. Most of the extant populations are located in the hills south of the Pajaro River Valley. It is a member of the chaparral plant community. This is an erect shrub growing at least a meter tall and known to exceed...
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Eastwood's manzanita is a shrub native to the coastal slopes of western North America from Oregon to Baja California. It can be seen in southern California among granite peaks. This is an erect shrub reaching up to 2.5 meters in height. It is bristly and sometimes hairy, secreting sticky oils. Eastwood manzanita has edible fruit and white flowers that attract birds. It is quite variable in appearance and there are several subspecies scattered across its range, some of which are rare. It grows fr...
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Arctostaphylos densiflora is a very rare species of manzanita known by the common name Vine Hill manzanita. It is endemic to Sonoma County, California, where it is known from only one extant population of 20 to 30 individuals. These last wild members of the species are on land near Sebastopol which is owned and protected by the California Native Plants Society. The local habitat is mostly chaparral on sandy shale soils. It is also cultivated as a landscape plant. The species is the origin of sev...
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Del Mar or Costa Baja Manzanita (Arctostaphylos glandulosa ssp. crassifolia) is a rare native shrub that grows in Southern California, primarily in the South Coast region. Depending on the time of year, leaves can be pinkish, slivery, blue green or dark green. It tends to grow in rocky outcrops, slopes and ridges, at elevations from 0-700 feet. It can grow to 8 feet, but is usually under 4 feet with a loose mounding form.Del Mar Manzanita is beautiful, relatively easy to grow and among the...
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Arctostaphylos glandulosa ssp glandulos, or Eastwood Manzanita is a beautiful low growing manzanita that grows primarily in the western foothills and mountain ranges of California. It tends to grow in rocky outcrops, slopes and ridges, at elevations from 1000-6200 feet. Very diverse with many varieties; a common species of disagreement among botanists. Leaf colors vary from a vibrant yellow-green, to grey green, to dark green depending on the season and amount of water. Flowers are white to ligh...
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Arctostaphylos pumila is a species of manzanita known by the common name Sandmat Manzanita. This shrub is endemic to California where it grows on the coastline near Monterey. This is a petite, low-lying manzanita which forms flat bushes and patchy, creeping mats in sandy soil. The branch tips will take root as it spreads. The bark is reddish and tends not to shred. The leaves are small and mainly oval-shaped, dark green on the upper surface and grayish and fuzzy beneath. The flowers appear in sp...
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Otay Manzanita (Arctostaphylos otayensis) is a beautiful rare native shrub that grows in San Diego county in the the Otay Mountains of San Diego County, possibly extending into northern Baja. It is rare in the northern part of the Peninsular Range. Leaves are striking - light pink when new, and gray- green when mature. Flowers are white and bloom early and long. It tends to grow in stony slopes and volcanic rock outcrops, at elevations from 1000-4000 feet.


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Arctostaphylos nummularia is a species of manzanita known by the common name glossyleaf manzanita. It is endemic to California, where it grows in the forests of the coastal and inland ranges north of the San Francisco Bay. This is a red-barked shrub reaching a maximum height up to five meters. The smaller twigs are covered lightly in white hairy bristles. The leaves are oval-shaped to nearly round, one to two centimeters long and wide. The edges are very finely toothed to nearly smooth, lined wi...
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Arctostaphylos refugioensis is a species in the Heath family (Ericaceae) known by the common name Refugio manzanita. It is endemic to Santa Barbara County, California, where it can be found along the immediate coastline, including the vicinity of Refugio State Beach, and into the Santa Ynez Mountains. It is a plant of the coastal chaparral on sandstone soils. This is a shrub reaching at least two meters tall and known to exceed four meters in maximum height. Its branches are covered in long, gla...
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Arctostaphylos cruzensis is a species of Heath (Ericaceae) known by the common names La Cruz manzanita and Arroyo de la Cruz manzanita. This shrub is endemic to California, where it grows in the sand of the coastline in Monterey and San Luis Obispo Counties. It is considered rare due to its limited distribution. This region experiences summer fog that is an important part of its water budget. This is a very petite manzanita which grows flat on the ground or shaped into a low mound. The stem is c...
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Arctostaphylos nevadensis is a species of manzanita known by the common name pinemat manzanita. It is native to western North America from Washington to California, where it grows in the coniferous forests of the inland and coastal mountain ranges. It is a dominant shrub in the mountain understory chaparral in many areas. This is a short, spreading shrub forming mats, tangles, or mounds less than half a meter tall. The larger branches have dull red bark and the twigs are generally woolly. Leaves...
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Arctostaphylos bakeri is a species of manzanita known by the common name Baker's manzanita. It is endemic to Sonoma County, California, where it grows in the chaparral and woodlands of the North Coast Ranges. It is sometimes a member of the serpentine soils flora. This is a shrub growing one to three meters in height. Its smaller twigs are bristly and hairy or hairy to woolly. The dark green leaves are generally oval in shape and up to 3 centimeters long. They may be hairy, rough or fuzzy in tex...
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Arctostaphylos insularis is a species of manzanita known by the common name island manzanita. It is endemic to Santa Cruz Island, one of the Channel Islands of California. It grows in chaparral and woodland. This is a large, spreading shrub ordinarily reaching over two meters tall and known to exceed five meters in height. It has waxy, reddish bark and the smaller twigs sometimes have bristly hairy hairs. The leaves are shiny green and smooth, generally oval in shape and slightly convex, and up ...
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Arctostaphylos catalinae, the Santa Catalina Island manzanita, is a species in the Ericaceae (Heath) family. It is endemic to California, where it grows wild only in the Channel Islands, specifically, Catalina and Santa Cruz Islands. This is a tall, bristly manzanita with a well defined trunk that is adapted to the stiff, saline breezes of the island bluffs in its habitat. It does not develop a basal burl and so does not sprout from the base after a fire. However, like other Manzanitas, the seed...
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Arctostaphylos viscida is a species in the Ericaceae (Heath) family known by the common names whiteleaf manzanita and sticky manzanita. This is a treelike shrub reaching up to five meters in height. The stems may be smooth or fuzzy, and are often hairy. The leaves are rounded to oval, sometimes slightly toothed or with hairs along the edges, and usually dull green on both surfaces. When in flower the shrub is packed heavily with densely bunching flower clusters of urn-shaped white to pale pink f...
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Franciscan Manzanita (Arctostaphylos franciscana) is a rare native shrub. It is presumed to be native only to the immediate vicinity of San Francisco Bay and was presumed extinct for many years. It is on CNPS list 1B.1. It was formerly considered to be a subspecies of A. hookeri and some sources still refer to it that way.


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Arctostaphylos morroensis is a species endemic to California, where it is native to a very limited area of San Luis Obispo County and northern Santa Barbara County, from the vicinity of Morro Bay to Santa Maria. It is a spreading shrub, reaching up to 4 meters in height but usually less, and generally staying wider than tall. It has shreddy red-gray bark and whiskery bristles on the smaller branches and twigs. The leaves are oval-shaped and slightly convex, dark green on the upper surface and du...
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Arctostaphylos patula is a species in the Ericaceae (Heath) family known by the common name Greenleaf Manzanita. This is a shrub of the Sierras and Klamath mountains, living at higher elevations and tolerating very cold winters. It reaches between one and two meters in height. Like other Manzanitas its lower branches extend more outward than upward and may root in the soil where they touch. The stems are twisting and reddish-brown in color, and shiny due to hairy secretion. The leaves are oval-s...
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Arctostaphylos stanfordiana is a species in the Ericaceae (Heath) family known by the common name Stanford's manzanita. It is endemic to California, in the outer North Coast Ranges north of the San Francisco Bay Area. This is a bushy shrub growing one half meter to two meters in height. Leaves are oblong to widely lance-shaped, shiny green, and up to 5 centimeters long. The flower cluster is a loose cluster of urn-shaped manzanita flowers which are pink, with some so pale that they are nearly wh...
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Arctostaphylos purissima is a rare species in the Ericaceae (Heath) family known by the common names La Purisima Manzanita or Lompoc Manzanita. It is endemic to a very small portion of western Santa Barbara County, California, near the City of Lompoc, site of Mission La Pursima Concepcion. Due to its limited distribution it is included on CNPS list 1B.1. It is a plant of the coastal chaparral on sandstone soils. This is a shrub reaching at least a meter in height and known to exceed four meters ...
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Arctostaphylos rainbowensis is a rare species in the Ericaceae (Heath) family known by the common name Rainbow manzanita. It is endemic to California, where it is known only from northern San Diego and southern Riverside Counties. A specimen was first collected in 1973 and considered to be part of a disjunct population of Arctostaphylos peninsularis, or alternately a hybrid between A. glauca and Arctostaphylos glandulosa. Following phenetic analyses both possibilities were discarded and the plan...
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Arctostaphylos parryana is a species in the Ericaceae (Heath) family known by the common name Parry manzanita. This shrub is endemic to California, where it grows in the western section of the Transverse Ranges, from coastal Santa Barbara County to the San Gabriel Mountains, western Riverside County and San Diego County. This is an erect manzanita, standing on red-barked stems and reaching up to two meters in height. The leaves are bright green, generally oval in shape and pointed. The small pin...
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Arctostaphylos crustacea is a species in the Ericaceae (Heath) family known by the common name Woollyleaf Manzanita. It was formerly considered a subspecies of A. tomentosa but has recently been elevated to species status. A. tomentosa remains as a distinct species. This shrub is endemic to California where it is a resident of chaparral canyons, foothills, and lower-elevation mountains from the San Francisco Bay region to Los Angeles County. One specialized habitat in which it is found is the Mo...
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Arctostaphylos silvicola is a species in the Ericaceae (Heath) family that is known by the common name Bonny Doon Manzanita. It is endemic to Santa Cruz County, California, where it is known from only about 20 occurrences in the southern Santa Cruz Mountains. It grows in coniferous forest and chaparral on the sandy coastal slopes. This is a large shrub growing at least a meter tall and known to exceed six meters, looking much like a tree. The bark is dark red and smooth. The leaves are greenish ...
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Arctostaphylos obispoensis is a rare species in the Ericaceae (Heath) family known by the common names Serpentine Manzanita and Bishop Manzanita. It is endemic to California, where it is known only from the southern Santa Lucia Mountains of Monterey and San Luis Obispo Counties. For this reason it is included in CNPS list 4.3. It grows in the woodlands and forests of the coastal range, usually on serpentine soil. This is a shrub growing to a height of at least a meter, but known to sprawl to ove...
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Arctostaphylos rudis is a rare species in the Ericaceae (Heath) family known by the common names Sand Mesa Manzanita and Shagbark Manzanita. It is endemic to California, where it is known only from the southern Central Coast. It is most abundant at Burton Mesa in the hills north of Lompoc, and there are a few occurrences remaining near Nipomo. Due to its highly restricted range, it is included on CNPS list 1B.2. It grows in chaparral and coastal sage scrub on sandy soils. This is an erect shrub ...
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Brittle Leaf Manzanita (Arctostaphylos crustacea ssp. crustacea) is a native shrub in the Ericaceae (Heath) family. It is one of six recognized subspecies of Arctostaphylos crustacea. This subspecies is endemic to California where it is a resident of chaparral canyons, foothills and lower elevation mountains fairly close to the coast in central California, primarily between the San Francisco Bay area and Santa Barbara County, including some of the Channel Islands. This is a low-lying, spreading ...
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La Panza Manzanita (Arctostaphylos pilosula) is a rare native shrub in the Ericaceae (Heath) family that grows in the Central Coast region, primarily in San Luis Obispo County. Due to its restricted range it is included on CNPS list 1B.2. It tends to grow in sandstone outcrops, at elevations from sea level to 1,300 feet. As with other species from this region, La Panza Manzanita is exposed to a very mild climate with some summer moisture provided by fog drip.


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Mexican Manzanita is a uncommon native shrub in the Ericaceae (Heath) family that grows in Southern California, primarily in the Peninsular Range region. It tends to grow as part of the chaparral community on rocky slopes, at elevations from 3900-7900 feet. It has gray green leaves with typical urn-shaped pink or white flowers. It is great for a bird garden. There is one recognized subspecies, ssp. drupacea, which is known as Pink-bracted Manzanita or Idyllwild Manzanita.


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Pacific Manzanita (Arctostaphylos pacifica) is a very rare native shrub that is known from only a single location in the San Bruno Mountains. It is state-listed as Endangered and is on CNPS list 1B.2. It has also been subject to some taxonomic uncertainty. It was previously considered a hybrid but is now considered a distinct species. Despite its rarity in the wild, it has been available in the horticultural trade for a number of years. It is a ground-cover manzanita that is attractive and garde...
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Laguna Mountain Manzanita (Arctostaphylos glandulosa ssp. adamsi) is a native shrub that grows in Southern California, primarily in the Peninsular Range region. It tends to grow in rocky outcrops, slopes and ridges, primarily at elevations over 3000 ft. It tends to be a spreader and sprawler but can be kept neat by pruning. Its gray-green foliage contrasts nicely with red stems and white/pink flowers.


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Arctostaphylos pungens is a species of manzanita known by the common name pointleaf manzanita. It is native to the southwestern United States and northern to central Mexico, where it grows in chaparral and woodland, and on desert ridges. This is an erect, spreading shrub growing to heights between one and three meters. It has smooth red bark. Its smaller twigs and new leaves are lightly woolly. Mature leaves are leathery, shiny and green, oval to widely lance-shaped, and up to 4 centimeters long...
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Arctostaphylos regismontana is a species of manzanita known by the common name Kings Mountain manzanita. It is endemic to California, where it is known from the northern slopes of the Santa Cruz Mountains in the southern San Francisco Bay Area. It can be found in chaparral and broadleaf and coniferous forest on granite and sandstone soils. This is an erect shrub reaching over two meters in height and known to exceed four meters. It is bristly and hairy, exuding sticky resins. It has a dense foli...
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Arctostaphylos columbiana is a species of manzanita known by the common name hairy manzanita. It is native to the coast of western North America from northern California to British Columbia. This large manzanita is a treelike shrub occasionally reaching heights of up to ten meters. It is erect with hairy branches, the smaller twigs bearing long bristles tipped with sticky glands. The leaves are oval-shaped and may be 6 centimeters long and 3 wide, dull green, fuzzy, and hairy on both surfaces. T...
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Arctostaphylos viridissima is a species of manzanita known by the common names whitehair manzanita and McMinn's manzanita. It is endemic to Santa Cruz Island, one of the Channel Islands of California. This is a shrub varying in shape and size. It may be a matted bush one meter tall to a spreading treelike form over 4 meters in height. Its stem and branches are covered in peeling red bark and its smaller twigs are woolly and bear long white bristles. The leaves are oval in shape, fuzzy when new a...
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Arctostaphylos montereyensis is a species of manzanita known by the common names Monterey manzanita and Toro manzanita. It is endemic to Monterey County, California, where it is known from only a few occurrences around Fort Ord and Toro County Park near Salinas. It is a plant of maritime chaparral on sandy soils. This is a shrub reaching a maximum height between one and two meters, with bristly, hairy twigs. The dark green leaves are rough, bristly, and smooth-edged, sometimes with a waxy textur...
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Arctostaphylos montaraensis is a species of manzanita known by the common name Montara manzanita. It is endemic to San Mateo County, California, where it is known from a few occurrences on San Bruno and Montara Mountains. It is also cultivated as a chaparral landscaping plant. This is an erect shrub reaching maximum heights near 5 meters. The stems are deep red in color and the twigs are coated in hairy bristles. It has a dense foliage of light green hairy leaves, rough and dull in texture and u...
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Arctostaphylos andersonii (Santa Cruz Manzanita) is an endangered species of Arctostaphylos, limited in geography to the Santa Cruz Mountains of California. It grows in openings in forest below 700 meter. It is a woody shrub 2-5 meter high, which can resemble a small tree. The 4-7 centimeter smooth leaf blades have serrated edges and deeply lobed bases. It flowers February through May. The fruit is small (2-8 millimeter) and sticky.


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Santa Cruz Island Manzanita (Arctostaphylos tomentosa ssp. subcordata) is a rare native shrub that grows in Southern and Central California, primarily in the Channel Islands region. It tends to grow in rocky or sandy soils and slopes, at elevations from 0-3600 feet.


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Rose's Manzanita (Arctostaphylos tomentosa ssp. rosei) is a native shrub that grows in Southern and Central California, primarily in the Central Coast and SF Bay regions. It tends to grow in rocky or sandy soils and slopes, at elevations from 0-3600 feet.


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Pinkbracted Manzanita (Arctostaphylos pringlei ssp. drupacea) is a uncommon native shrub that grows in Southern and Central California, primarily in the Transverse Range and Peninsular Range regions. It tends to grow in rocky slopes, at elevations from 3900-7900 feet.


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Arctostaphylos imbricata is a species of manzanita known by the common name San Bruno Mountain manzanita. It is endemic to San Mateo County, California, where it is known only from six populations on San Bruno Mountain. Despite its rarity, this manzanita is not a federally listed endangered species because five of its six remaining populations are protected by the San Bruno Mountain Habitat Conservation Plan. Arctostaphylos imbricata is a small, spreading, matlike shrub forming flat tangles or m...
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Arctostaphylos nummularia is a species of manzanita known by the common names glossyleaf manzanita, dwarf manzanita and Fort Bragg manzanita. It is endemic to California, where it grows in the forests of the coastal and inland ranges north of the San Francisco Bay. Arctostaphylos nummularia is a red-barked shrub reaching a maximum height between one and two meters. The smaller twigs are covered lightly in white glandular bristles. The leaves are oval-shaped to nearly round, one to two centimeter...
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Arctostaphylos ohloneana is a rare species of manzanita known by the common name Ohlone manzanita in the Santa Cruz Mountains in California. It is endemic to northwest Santa Cruz County, where it is known only from four populations on Ben Lomond Mountain, just south of Big Basin Redwoods State Park. It was discovered in the 1980s among other manzanita species on the mountain and it was described to science in 2008. There are an estimated 100 individuals in existence. Arctostaphylos ohloneana occ...
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Arctostaphylos glutinosa is a species of manzanita known by the common name Schreiber's manzanita. It is endemic to Santa Cruz County, California, where it is known from only a few occurrences on the western slopes of the Santa Cruz Mountains. It grows in the chaparral of the limestone and diatomaceous shale ridges on the coastline. This is a bristly, glandular shrub reaching heights between 1 and 2 meters. The leaves are greenish gray, densely packed and clasping on the branches. They are up to...
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Presidio Manzanita (Arctostaphylos hookeri ssp. ravenii) is a rare native shrub whose only documented location in the wild is in Presidio Park, San Francisco. It is listed by State and federal agencies as an Endangered Species. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says that only one individual of this subspecies remains in the wild and no wild seedlings of this plant have been observed. However, it has been propagated from seeds and cuttings for conservation purposes, and it is sometimes available...
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Arctostaphylos myrtifolia is a species in the Ericaceae (Heath) family known by the common name Ione Manzanita. It is a rare species, endemic to the Sierra Nevada foothills of California where it grows in the chaparral and woodland on a distinctive acidic soil series in western Amador and Calaveras Counties. For this reason it is included on CNPS list 1B.2 and is listed by the federal government as Threatened. This is a red-barked, bristly shrub reaching just over a meter in maximum height. The ...
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Arctostaphylos canescens is a species of manzanita known by the common name hoary manzanita. It is native to the coastal mountain ranges of southwestern Oregon and northern California, where it grows in forest and chaparral plant communities. This is a shrub varying in shape from short and matted to spreading near two meters in height. Smaller branches and twigs are hairy to woolly. The smooth-edged leaves are oval in shape and pointed at the tip, woolly to rough and waxy, and up to 5 centimeter...
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Arctostaphylos auriculata (Mount Diablo Manzanita) is an endangered species of Arctostaphylos, limited in geography to the area surrounding Mount Diablo, in Contra Costa County, California. It is a woody shrub 1-4.5 meter high with serpentine, glandless stems covered in white hair. The short [1.5-4.5 centimeter], silvery leaves overlap and have deeply lobed bases. It flowers densely in white February through May. The fruit is also hairy and small (5-10 millimeter). Arctostaphylos auriculata 'Dia...
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Contra Costa Manzanita (Arctostaphylos manzanita ssp. laevigata) is a rare native shrub that grows in Central California, primarily in the North Coast, the North Coast Range and SF Bay regions. It tends to grow in slopes and rocky places, at elevations from 0-4900 feet.


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Smooth White Leaf Manzanita (Arctostaphylos viscida ssp. viscida) is a native tree or shrub that grows in central and northern California. It tends to grow in rocky slopes, at elevations from 500-4900 feet.


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Cushing Manzanita (Arctostaphylos glandulosa ssp. cushingiana) is a native shrub that grows in central and northern California. It tends to grow in rocky outcrops, slopes and ridges, at elevations from 0-7200 feet.


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Arctostaphylos virgata is a species of manzanita known by the common names Bolinas manzanita and Marin manzanita. It is endemic to Marin County, California, where it is known from only about 20 occurrences in the forests and chaparral of the coastal hills. It is a dominant shrub in some spots in the maritime chaparral plant community at Point Reyes National Seashore. Like many other species in this type of plant community, it is dependent on wildfire and its survival is threatened by fire suppre...
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Arctostaphylos mewukka is a species in the Ericaceae (Heath) family known by the common name Indian manzanita. It is endemic to the Sierra Nevada of California, where it grows in the mountain chaparral in the temperate coniferous forests of the range. This is a mostly hairless shrub growing to heights between 1 and 4 meters, with or without a burl at the base. Leaves are variable in shape, from nearly round to widely lance-shaped, up to 7 centimeters long, and dull, smooth, and sometimes waxy in...
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Arctostaphylos pallida, commonly known as Pallid Manzanita, Oakland Hills Manzanita, and Alameda Manzanita, is an upright shrub from the Ericaceae, or heath, family. It grows to around 6 to 13 feet. high. The branches on the shrub are reddish or grayish (more reddish) and they have twigs that tend to be bristly. The ovate to triangular leaves are bristly, strongly overlapping and clasping. They are 1.0 to 1.8 inch long and 0.8 to 1.2 inch wide. The dense, white flowers are urn-shaped and 0.2 to ...
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Arctostaphylos gabrielensis is a species of manzanita known by the common name San Gabriel manzanita. It is endemic to one small area in the San Gabriel Mountains of Los Angeles County, California. It is generally a member of the chaparral plant community. This is a shrub growing to heights between one and two meters. It has an erect form with a large, spherical burl. Leaves are bright green, shiny, and mostly hairless. They are 2 to 4 centimeters long with smooth edges. The shrub blooms in dens...
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Whiteleaf Manzanita (Arctostaphylos manzanita ssp. manzanita) is a native shrub that grows in Northern, Southern and Central California, primarily in the North Coast, the North Coast Range and Sierra Nevada Foothill region. It tends to grow in slopes and rocky places, at elevations from 0-3900 feet.


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Hoary Manzanita (Arctostaphylos canescens ssp. canescens) is a native shrub that grows in Central and Northern California, primarily in the North Coast, the North Coast Range and SF Bay regions. It tends to grow in ridges and slopes and , at elevations from 1300-4900 feet.


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Konocti Common Manzanita (Arctostaphylos manzanita ssp. elegans) is a rare native shrub that grows in Central and Northern California, primarily in the North Coast and North Coast Range regions. It tends to grow in slopes and rocky places, at elevations from 2000-4600 feet.


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Monterey Manzanita (Arctostaphylos hookeri ssp. hookeri) is a rare native shrub that grows in Central and Northern California, primarily in the Central Coast and SF Bay regions. It tends to grow at elevations from 0-2000 feet.


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Rincon Manzanita (Arctostaphylos stanfordiana ssp. decumbens) is a rare native shrub that grows in Central California, primarily in the North Coast and North Coast Range regions. It tends to grow in slopes and ridges and , at elevations from 300-4300 feet.


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Hearst's Manzanita (Arctostaphylos hookeri ssp. hearstiorum) is a rare native tree or shrub that grows in Central California, primarily in the Central Coast region. It tends to grow at elevations from 0-2000 feet.


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Arctostaphylos tomentosa is a species of manzanita known by the common name woollyleaf manzanita or woolley manzanita. This shrub is endemic to California. It is a resident of chaparral canyons, foothills, and lower-elevation mountains. One specialized habitat in which Arctostaphylos tomentos is found is the Monterey Cypress forests at Point Lobos and Del Monte Forest in Monterey County, California. This is a low-lying, spreading manzanita, generally quite a bit wider than it is tall. It is a v...
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Arctostaphylos klamathensis, with the common name Klamath manzanita, is a species of manzanita. It is endemic to the Klamath Mountains of far northern California, where it was first described during an ecological survey in Cedar Basin near the border between Siskiyou and Trinity Counties in 1982. The Arctostaphylos klamathensis is a low-lying, matted shrub forming tangles and mounds no taller than one half meter. Its foliage and twigs are coated with glandular bristles. The leaves are dull, roug...
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Arctostaphylos malloryi is a species of manzanita known by the common name Mallory's manzanita. It is endemic to California. The plant is native to the Inner North Coast Ranges west and northwest of the Sacramento Valley. It is a resident of the chaparral plant community, often on volcanic soils. Arctostaphylos malloryi is a short erect shrub which may exceed one meter in height. Its branches are woolly, glandular, and bristly. The leaves may be woolly to waxy and nearly hairless. They are round...
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Arctostaphylos nissenana is a species of manzanita known by the common name Nissenan manzanita. It is endemic to California, where it grows in the woodlands and chaparral of the Sierra Nevada foothills, mostly in El Dorado County. This is a shrub reaching a maximum height between one half and 1. 5 meters, with gray bark and fuzzy twigs. The leaves are grayish in color, smooth or fuzzy, oval in shape and 1 to 2 centimeters long. It blooms in plentiful small clusters of urn-shaped manzanita flower...
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Arctostaphylos luciana is a species of manzanita known by the common name Santa Lucia manzanita, is endemic to California. . The woody plant is endemic to the southern Santa Lucia Mountains, in San Luis Obispo County. It grows in coastal sage scrub chaparral habitats, on shale outcrops and slopes, from 100-800 metres (330-2,620 ft) in elevation. It is found growing on ocean facing slopes in the upper boundary of the marine layer. Arctostaphylos luciana is a shrub or small multi-trunked tree grow...
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Arctostaphylos pechoensis is a species of manzanita known by the common name Pecho manzanita. It is endemic to California, where it is known only from the Pecho Hills southwest of San Luis Obispo in San Luis Obispo County, California. It is a plant of the chaparral and coastal coniferous forest.


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Arctostaphylos osoensis is a species of manzanita known by the common name Oso manzanita. It is endemic to San Luis Obispo County, California, where it is known from only two occurrences on the northern edge of the Los Osos Valley. This is a spreading shrub reaching at least a meter in height and known to grow over four meters tall. The bark is grayish in color and shreddy. The foliage is dense with shiny, pointed, smooth-edged or toothed green to reddish leaves each up to 3 centimeters long. Th...
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Arctostaphylos confertiflora is a rare species of manzanita known by the common name Santa Rosa Island Manzanita. This shrub is endemic to California, where it grows on the sandstone bluffs of Santa Rosa Island in the Channel Islands. This manzanita is listed as an endangered species by the United States Government. There are a few individuals in two locations on the island, and most of them are threatened by cattle, elk, and deer, which eat them. This is a small, twisting manzanita with blood r...
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Arctostaphylos hispidula is a species of manzanita known by the common names Gasquet manzanita and Howell's manzanita. It is native to the coastal mountain ranges of southern Oregon and northern California, where it is an uncommon member of the serpentine soils flora and other mountain plant communities. This is a spreading or erect shrub reaching a maximum height between one and two meters. The twigs and foliage are bristly and glandular, the dark green leaves oval to broadly lance-shaped and u...
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Arctostaphylos gabilanensis is a rare species of manzanita known by the common name Gabilan manzanita. It is endemic to California, where it is known only from two disjunct populations in the Gabilan Range on the border between Monterey and San Benito Counties. It was described to science in 2004 from the type specimen collected near Fremont Peak in 2002. The plant can be found in chaparral habitat. The plant is considered vulnerable because it is rare, with one population containing about 30 in...
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Arctostaphylos hooveri, the Santa Lucia Manzanita, is a plant species endemic to the Santa Lucia Mountains in Monterey County, California. It grows in woodlands and in chaparral scrub-land at elevations of 900-1200 m. Arctostaphylos hooveriis a shrub or tree up to 8 m tall. Leaves are egg-shaped, whitish with wax, up to 6 cm long. Flowers are white, conical to urn-shaped, in branched panicles. Fruits are spherical or nearly so, about 8 mm in diameter.





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