Taxon  Report   602    
Arctostaphylos pungens  Kunth
Mexican manzanita,  Pointleaf manzanita
Arctostaphylos pungens, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Arctostaphylos
Habitat: slopes

Communities: Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Arctostaphylos chaloneorum
JEF + PLANTS: Arctostaphylos pseudopungens
JEF + PLANTS: Arctostaphylos pungens ssp. chaloneorum
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More information about  Arctostaphylos pungens
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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:   (Accessed: Apr 01, 2020).