Calflora
Taxon  Report   588    
Arctostaphylos nortensis  (P. V. Wells) P. V. Wells
Del norte manzanita
Arctostaphylos nortensis, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   CNPS Inventory
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(21 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: ERICACEAE  
Genus: Arctostaphylos
Serpentine affinity: 2.8; (strong indicator)

Communities: Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Arctostaphylos columbiana ssp. nortensis
More information about  Arctostaphylos nortensis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ARNO6)

Arctostaphylos:  from two Greek words arktos, "bear," and staphule, "a bunch of grapes," referring to the common name of the first-known species, and also perhaps alluding to bears feeding on the grape-like fruits (contributed by Cynthia Powell)


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 26, 2020).