Calflora
Taxon  Report   624    
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi  (L.) Spreng.
Bearberry manzanita,  Kinnikinnick
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
© 2018 Saskia Raether
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Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
© 2010 Louis-M. Landry
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.

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Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
© 2007 California Native Plant Society
Family: ERICACEAE  
Genus: Arctostaphylos
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Arctostaphylos adenotricha
PLANTS: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. suborbiculata
PLANTS: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. stipitata
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More information about  Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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 (ARUV)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).