Taxon  Report   537 
Arctostaphylos canescens  Eastw.
Hoary manzanita
Arctostaphylos canescens
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Arctostaphylos canescens
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Arctostaphylos canescens
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Arctostaphylos canescens, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Arctostaphylos canescens
© 2009 Jorg Fleige
Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral, Douglas-Fir Forest
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2016).

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