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Arctostaphylos myrtifolia

Arctostaphylos myrtifolia Parry

Ione Manzanita

Ericaceae (Heath family)

Synonym(s): Arctostaphylos uva-ursi ssp. myrtifolia

USDA Symbol: ARMY

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Fruit Type: Drupe
Size Notes: Up to about 5 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: White, sometimes blushed with pink.

Distribution

USA: CA
Native Habitat: Exposed acidic, whitish, clay soils.

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Threatened & Endangered Status

USFWS Species Profile: Q03G
Status: Threatened
Historic Range: U.S.A. (CA)
Critical Habitat: N/A
Special Rules: N/A
This information is derived from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serrvice Environmental Conservation Online System.

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

Metadata

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

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