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Arctostaphylos hookeri  G. Don
Hooker's manzanita,   Raven's manzanita
Arctostaphylos hookeri is a tree or shrub that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
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Genus: Arctostaphylos
Family: Ericaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Information about  Arctostaphylos hookeri from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ARHO3)

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[Wikipedia] Description, Distribution, Subspecies: Arctostaphylos hookeri is a species of manzanita known by the common name Hooker's manzanita. Description Arctostaphylos hookeri is a low shrub which is variable in appearance and has several subspecies. These are generally mat-forming plants or low bushes with small green leaves, dense inflorescences of white to pink flowers, and shiny egg-shaped or round red drupes. Distribution The Arctostaphylos hookeri shrub is endemic to California where its native range extends from the coastal San Francisco Bay Area to the Central Coast. It grows in sandy, coastal pine or oak woods.[2] Subspecies There are two subspecies recognised: A. h. hearstiorum - Hearst's manzanita - native to San Luis Obispo County A. h. hookeri - grows in the Santa Cruz Mountains and nearby (contributed by Mary Ann Machi)


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Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals. [web application]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 04/12/2024).