Taxon  Report   568    
Arctostaphylos klamathensis  S. W. Edwards, Keeler-Wolf & W. Knight
Klamath manzanita
Arctostaphylos klamathensis
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Arctostaphylos klamathensis
© 2011 Sierra Pacific Industries
Arctostaphylos klamathensis
© 2012 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Arctostaphylos klamathensis, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Arctostaphylos klamathensis
© 1991 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Genus: Arctostaphylos
Communities: Chaparral, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Red Fir Forest

Serpentine affinity: 3.9; (broad endemic / strong indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

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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 16, 2019).