Calflora
Taxon  Report   11158    
Arctostaphylos franciscana  Eastw.
Franciscan manzanita
Arctostaphylos franciscana
© 2015 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Arctostaphylos franciscana
© 2011 Thomas Reyes
Arctostaphylos franciscana
© 2011 Thomas Reyes
Arctostaphylos franciscana, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, believed to be extinct(questionable).
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Arctostaphylos franciscana
© 2013 Vernon Smith
Family: ERICACEAE  
Genus: Arctostaphylos
Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub

Serpentine affinity: 6.2; (strict endemic)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

PLANTS accepted name:
Arctostaphylos hookeri ssp. franciscana

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS: Arctostaphylos hookeri ssp. franciscana
More information about  Arctostaphylos franciscana
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

USDA PLANTS Profile (ARHOF)

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 19, 2018).