Taxon  Report   539    
Arctostaphylos canescens  Eastw.  ssp. sonomensis  (Eastw.) P. V. Wells
Rincon manzanita,  Sonoma manzanita
Arctostaphylos canescens ssp. sonomensis
© 2007 Dr. Dean Wm. Taylor
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Arctostaphylos canescens ssp. sonomensis
© Shasta-Trinity National Forest
Arctostaphylos canescens ssp. sonomensis
© 2004 Dean Wm. Taylor
Arctostaphylos canescens ssp. sonomensis, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

Interactive Distribution Map

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point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Arctostaphylos canescens ssp. sonomensis
© 2017 Adam Chasey
Communities: Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest

Serpentine affinity: 2.5; (strong indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Arctostaphylos canescens var. sonomensis
ICPN + PLANTS: Arctostaphylos sonomensis
More information about  Arctostaphylos canescens ssp. sonomensis
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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website references from Google

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).