Taxon  Report   587 
Arctostaphylos nissenana  Merriam
Eldorado manzanita,  Nissenan manzanita
Arctostaphylos nissenana
© 1992 David Graber
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Arctostaphylos nissenana
© 1992 David Graber
Arctostaphylos nissenana
© 2011 David Graber
Arctostaphylos nissenana, 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.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Arctostaphylos nissenana
© 2011 David Graber
Genus: Arctostaphylos
Chaparral, Closed-cone Pine Forest
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PLANTS: Arctostaphylos nisseniana
More information about  Arctostaphylos nissenana
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 28, 2016).

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