Calflora
Taxon  Report   546    
Arctostaphylos edmundsii  J. T. Howell
Little sur manzanita
Arctostaphylos edmundsii
© 2006 Steve Matson
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Arctostaphylos edmundsii
© 2017 Adam Chasey
Arctostaphylos edmundsii
© 2017 Adam Chasey
Arctostaphylos edmundsii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Arctostaphylos edmundsii var. parvifolia
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Arctostaphylos edmundsii
© 2017 Adam Chasey
Family: ERICACEAE  
Genus: Arctostaphylos
Communities: Chaparral, Northern Coastal Scrub

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi ssp. emundsii
PLANTS: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. parvifolia
CNPS + PLANTS: Arctostaphylos edmundsii var. parvifolia
More information about  Arctostaphylos edmundsii
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 (ARED)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).