Taxon  Report   539 
Arctostaphylos canescens  Eastw.  ssp. sonomensis  (Eastw.) J.E. Adams ex McMinn
Rincon manzanita,  Sonoma manzanita
Arctostaphylos canescens ssp. sonomensis
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Arctostaphylos canescens ssp. sonomensis
© 2004 Dean Wm. Taylor
Arctostaphylos canescens ssp. sonomensis
© 2012 Vernon Smith
Arctostaphylos canescens ssp. sonomensis, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: [1B.2] (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Arctostaphylos canescens ssp. sonomensis
© 2007 Dr. Dean Wm. Taylor
Genus: Arctostaphylos
Parent Record Arctostaphylos canescens
Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   2.5 (strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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PLANTS: Arctostaphylos canescens var. sonomensis
PLANTS: Arctostaphylos sonomensis
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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: Feb 20, 2018).

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