Calflora
Taxon  Report   589    
Arctostaphylos nummularia  A. Gray
Glossy leaved manzanita,  Glossyleaf manzanita, Shatterberry
Arctostaphylos nummularia
© 2006 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Arctostaphylos nummularia
© 2018 Cynthia Powell
Arctostaphylos nummularia
© 2004 Doreen L. Smith
Arctostaphylos nummularia, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Arctostaphylos nummularia
© 2018 Cynthia Powell
Communities: Closed-cone Pine Forest, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Arctostaphylos nummularia ssp. sensitiva
PLANTS: Arctostaphylos nummularia var. sensitiva
PLANTS: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi ssp. sensitiva
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More information about  Arctostaphylos nummularia
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 (ARNU3)

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: Oct 23, 2018).

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