Arctostaphylos crustacea subsp. insulicola

(P. V. Wells) V. T. Parker

Madroño 54: 152. 2007,

Basionyms: Arctostaphylos tomentosa subsp. insulicola P. V. Wells Madroño 19: 197. 1968
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 442. Mentioned on page 441.
Twigs short-hairy (without longer hairs). Leaf blade surfaces tomentose abaxially. Immature inflorescence axes glabrous or hairy, sometimes glandular (not densely glandular-hairy). Ovaries densely hairy.

Phenology: Flowering winter–early spring.
Habitat: Maritime chaparral on volcanic soils
Elevation: 100-500 m


Of conservation concern.

Subspecies insulicola is found only on Santa Cruz and Santa Rosa islands.



Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.

AuthorV. Thomas Parker +, Michael C. Vasey + and Jon E. Keeley +
Authority(P. V. Wells) V. T. Parker +
BasionymsArctostaphylos tomentosa subsp. insulicola +
DistributionCalif. +
Elevation100-500 m +
HabitatMaritime chaparral on volcanic soils +
IllustratorYevonn Wilson-Ramsey +
PhenologyFlowering winter–early spring. +
Publication titleMadroño +
Publication year1889 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xml grained fna xml/V8/V8 866.xml +
SynonymsArctostaphylos tomentosa subsp. crustacea +
Taxon familyEricaceae +
Taxon nameArctostaphylos crustacea subsp. insulicola +
Taxon parentArctostaphylos crustacea +
Taxon ranksubspecies +
VolumeVolume 8 +