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Arctostaphylos pajaroensis

Arctostaphylos pajaroensis (J.E. Adams ex McMinn) J.E. Adams

Pajaro Manzanita

Ericaceae (Heath Family)


USDA Symbol: ARPA3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Leaf Retention: Evergreen
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Margin: Entire
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Inflorescence: Panicle
Size Class: 3-6 ft. , 6-12 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Dec


Native Habitat: Deep to shallow, sandy soils or sandstone outcroppings.

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2010-02-27
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