Taxon  Report   11158 
Arctostaphylos franciscana  Eastw.
Franciscan manzanita
Arctostaphylos franciscana
© 2013 Vernon Smith
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Arctostaphylos franciscana
© 2011 Thomas Reyes
Arctostaphylos franciscana
© 2011 Thomas Reyes
Arctostaphylos franciscana, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and believed to be extinct(questionable).
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Arctostaphylos franciscana
© 2015 Neal Kramer
Genus: Arctostaphylos
Northern Coastal Scrub
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   6.2 (strict endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS
PLANTS accepted name: Arctostaphylos hookeri ssp. franciscana
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TJM2 + CNPS: Arctostaphylos hookeri ssp. franciscana
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 21, 2018).

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