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Arctostaphylos tomentosa ssp. tomentosa

Arctostaphylos tomentosa (Pursh) Lindl. ssp. tomentosa

Woolly Leaf Manzanita, Woollyleaf 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 , Pink
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar
Bloom Notes: White, sometimes blushed with pink.


Native Habitat: Maritime chaparral on stabilized dunes or coastal uplands.

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.

Additional resources

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


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

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