Taxon  Report   617    
Arctostaphylos tomentosa  (Pursh) Lindl.  ssp. crustacea  (Eastw.) P. V. Wells  
(no longer an active name)
Brittle leaf manzanita,  Brittleleaf manzanita
Arctostaphylos tomentosa ssp. crustacea, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.

Bloom Period
Communities: Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Arctostaphylos crustacea ssp. crustacea

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Arctostaphylos crustacea
NOTE: Arctostaphylos tomentosa ssp. crustacea is no longer an active name.
More information about  Arctostaphylos tomentosa ssp. crustacea
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: Jun 03, 2020).