Taxon  Report   11160 
Arctostaphylos montana  Eastw.  ssp. montana 
Mt. tamalpais manzanita

Arctostaphylos montana ssp. montana
© 1993 Doreen L. Smith
Arctostaphylos montana ssp. montana
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
Arctostaphylos montana ssp. montana, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Arctostaphylos montana ssp. montana
© 2006 Steve Matson
Genus: Arctostaphylos
Parent Record Arctostaphylos montana.
Chaparral, Valley Grassland
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   4.9 (broad endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
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TJM2 + CNPS: Arctostaphylos hookeri ssp. montana
 Information about  Arctostaphylos montana ssp. montana  from other sources:
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

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website references on Google  Identification tips. "Tamalpais Manzanita grows low to the ground. Leaves are often dense enough that you don't see much of the branches underneath."

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[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
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