Taxon  Report   541    
Arctostaphylos columbiana  Piper
Hairy manzanita,  Redwood manzanita
Arctostaphylos columbiana, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Arctostaphylos
Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Northern Coastal Scrub, Redwood Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Arctostaphylos columbiana f. tracyi
JEF + PLANTS: Arctostaphylos columbiana var. tracyi
JEF + PLANTS: Arctostaphylos tracyi
More information about  Arctostaphylos columbiana
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


Arctostaphylos:  from two Greek words arktos, "bear," and staphule, "a bunch of grapes," referring to the common name of the first-known species, and also perhaps alluding to bears feeding on the grape-like fruits (contributed by Cynthia Powell)

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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2020).