Taxon  Report   633    
Arctostaphylos wellsii  W. Knight  
(no longer an active name)
Pismo manzanita,  Wells' manzanita, Wells's manzanita
Arctostaphylos wellsii
© 2005 Dieter Wilken
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Arctostaphylos wellsii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Arctostaphylos wellsii
© 2006 Steve Matson
Genus: Arctostaphylos
Communities: Chaparral, Closed-cone Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Arctostaphylos pilosula

NOTE: Arctostaphylos wellsii is no longer an active name.
More information about  Arctostaphylos wellsii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 16, 2019).