Taxon  Report   2311    
Comarostaphylis diversifolia  (Parry) Greene  ssp. diversifolia 
California comarostaphylis,  Summer holly
Comarostaphylis diversifolia ssp. diversifolia
© 2015 Keir Morse
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Comarostaphylis diversifolia ssp. diversifolia
© 2009 Anna Bennett
Comarostaphylis diversifolia ssp. diversifolia
© 2011 Vince Scheidt
Comarostaphylis diversifolia ssp. diversifolia, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, Baja California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Comarostaphylis diversifolia ssp. diversifolia
© 2015 Keir Morse
Communities: Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Arctostaphylos diversifolia
ICPN: Arctostaphylos arguta var. diversifolia
More information about  Comarostaphylis diversifolia ssp. diversifolia
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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).