Taxon  Report   607    
Arctostaphylos rudis  Jeps. & Wiesl.
Sand mesa manzanita,  Shagbark manzanita
Arctostaphylos rudis
© 2012 Neal Kramer
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Arctostaphylos rudis
© 2006 Steve Matson
Arctostaphylos rudis
© 2015 Chris Winchell
Arctostaphylos rudis, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Arctostaphylos rudis
© 2004 David Graber
Genus: Arctostaphylos
Communities: Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Arctostaphylos rudis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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 22, 2019).