Calflora
Taxon  Report   572    
Arctostaphylos manzanita  Parry  ssp. elegans  (Jeps.) P. V. Wells
Konocti manzanita
Arctostaphylos manzanita ssp. elegans
© 2018 Adam Chasey
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Arctostaphylos manzanita ssp. elegans
© 2011 Jake Ruygt
Arctostaphylos manzanita ssp. elegans
© 2008 Rodney W. Lacey
Arctostaphylos manzanita ssp. elegans, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Arctostaphylos manzanita ssp. elegans
© 2008 Rodney W. Lacey
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Arctostaphylos elegans
PLANTS: Arctostaphylos manzanita var. elegans
PLANTS: Arctostaphylos pungens ssp. elegans
More information about  Arctostaphylos manzanita ssp. elegans
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ARMAE)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 16, 2018).

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