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Arctostaphylos mewukka

Arctostaphylos mewukka Merriam

Indian Manzanita

Ericaceae (Heath family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ARME3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Fruit Type: Drupe
Size Notes: Up to about 10 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul
Bloom Notes: White, sometimes blushed with pink.

Distribution

USA: CA
Native Habitat: Chaparral openings in mixed conifer forests, along forest edges..

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Arctostaphylos mewukka in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Arctostaphylos mewukka in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Arctostaphylos mewukka

Metadata

Record Modified: 0000-00-00
Research By: CBR

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