Taxon  Report   571 
Arctostaphylos manzanita  C. Parry
Common manzanita,  whiteleaf manzanita
Arctostaphylos manzanita, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Arctostaphylos manzanita
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Arctostaphylos manzanita
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Arctostaphylos manzanita
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Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Northern Oak Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Habitat: canyons, slopes [Walker]
Genus: Arctostaphylos
Subspecies and Varieties:
Arctostaphylos manzanita ssp. elegans
Arctostaphylos manzanita ssp. glaucescens
Arctostaphylos manzanita ssp. laevigata
Arctostaphylos manzanita ssp. manzanita
Arctostaphylos manzanita ssp. roofii
Arctostaphylos manzanita ssp. wieslanderi
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN: Arctostaphylos elegans
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.

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website references on Google  Field ID Tips (contributed by Bruce Homer-Smith)

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 28, 2015).

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