Taxon  Report   556    
Arctostaphylos glauca  Lindl.
Big berry manzanita,  Bigberry manzanita
Arctostaphylos glauca
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
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Arctostaphylos glauca
© 2016 Neal Kramer
Arctostaphylos glauca
© 2003 Keir Morse
Arctostaphylos glauca, 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.

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Arctostaphylos glauca
© 2008 Keir Morse
Genus: Arctostaphylos
Communities: Chaparral, Joshua Tree Woodland

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Arctostaphylos glauca var. puberula
ICPN: Arctostaphylos glauca var. eremicola
More information about  Arctostaphylos glauca
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).