Taxon  Report   11160 
Arctostaphylos montana  Eastw.  ssp. montana 
Mt. Tamalpais manzanita
Arctostaphylos montana ssp. montana
© 1993 Doreen L. Smith
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Arctostaphylos montana ssp. montana
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
Arctostaphylos montana ssp. montana
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
Arctostaphylos montana ssp. montana, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   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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ICPN + CNPS: Arctostaphylos hookeri ssp. montana
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Commercial availability unknown.
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Photos on  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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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: Aug 18, 2018).

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