Arctostaphylos crustacea subsp. crinita

(J. E. Adams) V. T. Parker

Madroño 54: 152. 2007,

Synonyms: Arctostaphylos crustacea var. tomentosiformis J. E. AdamsArctostaphylos crustacea var. trichoclada (de Candolle) MunzArctostaphylos tomentosa subsp. crinita (J. E. Adams) GankinArctostaphylos tomentosa var. tomentosiformis (J. E. Adams) Munz
Basionyms: Arctostaphylos tomentosa var. crinita J. E. Adams
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 441.
Twigs densely short-hairy and with longer, white hairs. Leaf blade surfaces densely short-hairy abaxially (and sometimes adaxially). Immature inflorescence axes glabrous or hairy, sometimes glandular (not densely glandular-hairy). Ovaries densely hairy.

Phenology: Flowering winter–early spring.
Habitat: Maritime chaparral and open conifer forests
Elevation: 300-500 m


Subspecies crinita occurs in the central and southern Santa Cruz Mountains, and also the interior uplands of Monterey Bay, outer Central Coast Range.



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