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Arctostaphylos silvicola

Arctostaphylos silvicola Jeps. & Wies. ex Jeps.

Bonny Doon Manzanita, Silver Leaf Manzanita, Silver-leaf Manzanita

Ericaceae (Heath family)



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
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar


Native Habitat: Deep, sandy soils near the coast, in chaparral and open conifer forests.

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


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

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