Taxon  Report   587    
Arctostaphylos nissenana  Merriam
Eldorado manzanita,  Nissenan manzanita
Arctostaphylos nissenana
© 2011 David Graber
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Arctostaphylos nissenana
© 1992 David Graber
Arctostaphylos nissenana
© 2011 David Graber
Arctostaphylos nissenana, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Arctostaphylos nissenana
© 1992 David Graber
Genus: Arctostaphylos
Communities: Chaparral, Closed-cone Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Arctostaphylos nisseniana
More information about  Arctostaphylos nissenana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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).