Taxon  Report   541 
Arctostaphylos columbiana  Piper
Hairy manzanita,  Redwood manzanita
Arctostaphylos columbiana
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
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Arctostaphylos columbiana
© 2005 Doreen L. Smith
Arctostaphylos columbiana
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Arctostaphylos columbiana, a dicot, is a tree or 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 columbiana
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Genus: Arctostaphylos
Mixed Evergreen Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Northern Coastal Scrub, Redwood Forest
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Arctostaphylos columbiana var. tracyi
PLANTS: Arctostaphylos tracyi
ICPN: Arctostaphylos columbiana f. tracyi
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Arctostaphylos:  from two Greek words arktos, "bear," and staphule, "a bunch of grapes," referring to the common name of the first-known species, and also perhaps alluding to bears feeding on the grape-like fruits (contributed by Cynthia Powell)

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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: Apr 20, 2018).

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