Taxon  Report   583    
Arctostaphylos montereyensis  Hoover
Monterey manzanita,  Toro manzanita
Arctostaphylos montereyensis
© 2011 David Graber
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Arctostaphylos montereyensis
© 2011 David Graber
Arctostaphylos montereyensis
© Beatrice F. Howitt 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Arctostaphylos montereyensis, 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 montereyensis
© 2011 David Graber
Genus: Arctostaphylos
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Northern Coastal Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Arctostaphylos montereyensis
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

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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).