Taxon  Report   537    
Arctostaphylos canescens  Eastw.
Hoary manzanita
Arctostaphylos canescens
© 2015 Robert Steers
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Arctostaphylos canescens
© 2009 Jorg Fleige
Arctostaphylos canescens
© 2018 Cynthia Powell
Arctostaphylos canescens, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Arctostaphylos canescens
© 2008 Keir Morse
Genus: Arctostaphylos
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral, Douglas-Fir Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Arctostaphylos canescens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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 22, 2019).