Taxon  Report   579    
Arctostaphylos mewukka  Merriam
Indian manzanita
Arctostaphylos mewukka
© 2011 Steven Perry
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Arctostaphylos mewukka
© 2018 David popp
Arctostaphylos mewukka
© 1992 David Graber
Arctostaphylos mewukka, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Arctostaphylos mewukka
© 2015 Nathan Feldman
Genus: Arctostaphylos
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Arctostaphylos pastillosa
More information about  Arctostaphylos mewukka
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 23, 2019).