Taxon  Report   574    
Arctostaphylos manzanita  Parry  ssp. laevigata  (Eastw.) Munz
Contra costa manzanita
Arctostaphylos manzanita ssp. laevigata
© 1994 David Graber
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Arctostaphylos manzanita ssp. laevigata
© 2016 Neal Kramer
Arctostaphylos manzanita ssp. laevigata
© 2016 Neal Kramer
Arctostaphylos manzanita ssp. laevigata, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Arctostaphylos pungens ssp. laevigata
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Arctostaphylos manzanita ssp. laevigata
© 2016 Adam Chasey
Communities: Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Arctostaphylos laevigata
CNPS + PLANTS: Arctostaphylos pungens ssp. laevigata
ICPN: Arctostaphylos bowermaniae
More information about  Arctostaphylos manzanita ssp. laevigata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 18, 2019).