Taxon  Report   617 
Arctostaphylos tomentosa  (Pursh) Lindl.  ssp. crustacea  (Eastw.) P. V. Wells  (not an active name)
Brittle leaf manzanita,  Brittleleaf manzanita
Arctostaphylos tomentosa ssp. crustacea
© 1995 Dan Post
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Arctostaphylos tomentosa ssp. crustacea, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Arctostaphylos tomentosa ssp. crustacea
© 2008 Gary McDonald
Genus: Arctostaphylos
Parent Record Arctostaphylos tomentosa
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Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
ICPN accepted name: Arctostaphylos crustacea ssp. crustacea
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PLANTS: Arctostaphylos crustacea
NOTE: Arctostaphylos tomentosa ssp. crustacea is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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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: Sep 21, 2018).

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