Calflora
Taxon  Report   594    
Arctostaphylos pallida  Eastw.
Alameda manzanita,  Oakland hills manzanita, Pallid manzanita
Arctostaphylos pallida
© 2004 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Arctostaphylos pallida
© 2016 Adam Chasey
Arctostaphylos pallida
© 2017 Rebecca Armstrong
Arctostaphylos pallida, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered and by the Federal Government as 'Threatened '.

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Arctostaphylos pallida
© 2016 Neal Kramer
Family: ERICACEAE  
Genus: Arctostaphylos
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Arctostaphylos andersonii var. pallida
More information about  Arctostaphylos pallida
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ARPA21)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2018).

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