Taxon  Report   599    
Arctostaphylos pilosula  Jeps. & Wiesl.
La panza manzanita,  Santa margarita manzanita
Arctostaphylos pilosula
© 2011 Chris Winchell
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Arctostaphylos pilosula
© 1984 California Native Plant Society
Arctostaphylos pilosula, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Arctostaphylos pilosula ssp. pilosula
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Arctostaphylos pilosula
© 2006 Steve Matson
Genus: Arctostaphylos
Communities: Chaparral, Closed-cone Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Arctostaphylos pilosula ssp. pismoensis
ICPN: Arctostaphylos wellsii
CNPS: Arctostaphylos pilosula ssp. pilosula
More information about  Arctostaphylos pilosula
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 19, 2019).