Arctostaphylos crustacea subsp. rosei

(Eastwood) V. T. Parker

Madroño 54: 152. 2007,

Common names: Rose’s manzanita
Synonyms: Arctostaphylos crustacea var. rosei (Eastwood) McMinnArctostaphylos tomentosa subsp. rosei (Eastwood) P. V. Wells
Basionyms: Arctostaphylos rosei Eastwood
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 442. Mentioned on page 441.
Twigs short-hairy (without longer hairs). Leaf blade surfaces glabrous abaxially. Immature inflorescence axes glabrous or hairy, sometimes glandular (not densely glandular-hairy). Ovaries densely hairy.

Phenology: Flowering winter–early spring.
Habitat: Maritime chaparral and coastal bluffs, historic stable dunes
Elevation: 0-200 m


Of conservation concern.

Subspecies rosei occurs in western San Francisco and disjunct to the Big Sur Coast region from Monterey to San Luis Obispo.



Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.