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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 Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Communities: 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
Other Names:
(according to)

ICPN: Arctostaphylos elegans
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2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 19, 2014).

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