Taxon  Report   599 
Arctostaphylos pilosula  Jeps. & Wiesl.
La panza manzanita,  Santa margarita manzanita
Arctostaphylos pilosula
© 2006 Steve Matson
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Arctostaphylos pilosula
© 1984 California Native Plant Society
Arctostaphylos pilosula, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
formerly Arctostaphylos pilosula ssp. pilosula
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Arctostaphylos pilosula
© 2011 Chris Winchell
Genus: Arctostaphylos
Chaparral, Closed-cone Pine Forest
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Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN + PLANTS: Arctostaphylos pilosula ssp. pismoensis
ICPN: Arctostaphylos wellsii
CNPS: Arctostaphylos pilosula ssp. pilosula
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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: Jun 20, 2018).

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