Calflora
Taxon  Report   579    
Arctostaphylos mewukka  Merriam
Indian manzanita
Arctostaphylos mewukka
© 2011 Steven Perry
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Arctostaphylos mewukka
© 1992 David Graber
Arctostaphylos mewukka
© 1992 David Graber
Arctostaphylos mewukka, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Arctostaphylos mewukka
© 2018 David popp
Family: ERICACEAE  
Genus: Arctostaphylos
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Arctostaphylos pastillosa
More information about  Arctostaphylos mewukka
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 (ARME3)

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 19, 2018).

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