Taxon  Report   582    
Arctostaphylos montaraensis  Roof
Montara manzanita
Arctostaphylos montaraensis
© 2007 Neal Kramer
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Arctostaphylos montaraensis
© 2018 Ken Hickman
Arctostaphylos montaraensis
© 2016 Richard Chasey
Arctostaphylos montaraensis, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Arctostaphylos montaraensis
© 2018 Ken Hickman
Genus: Arctostaphylos
Communities: Chaparral, Northern Coastal Scrub

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Arctostaphylos imbricata ssp. montaraensis
More information about  Arctostaphylos montaraensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 21, 2019).