Calflora
Taxon  Report   628    
Arctostaphylos viridissima  (Eastw.) McMinn
Mcminn's manzanita,  White haired manzanita
Arctostaphylos viridissima
© 2005 Dieter Wilken
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Arctostaphylos viridissima
© 2005 Dieter Wilken
Arctostaphylos viridissima, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Arctostaphylos viridissima
© 2009 Keir Morse
Family: ERICACEAE  
Genus: Arctostaphylos
Communities: Chaparral, Closed-cone Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Arctostaphylos pechoensis var. viridissima
More information about  Arctostaphylos viridissima
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ARVI7)

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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