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Arctostaphylos viscida

Arctostaphylos viscida Parry

Sticky Whiteleaf Manzanita, White-leaf Manzanita

Ericaceae (Heath family)


USDA Symbol: ARVI4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
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: Chaparral, open 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 viscida in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Arctostaphylos viscida in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Arctostaphylos viscida


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

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