Arctostaphylos crustacea subsp. subcordata
Madroño 54: 152. 2007,
Twigs sparsely short-hairy and densely glandular-hairy. Leaf blade surfaces ± finely tomentose, densely glandular-hairy, ± papillate abaxially. Immature inflorescence axes densely glandular-hairy. Ovaries white-hairy, sparsely glandular.
Phenology: Flowering winter–early spring.
Habitat: Island chaparral
Elevation: 100-600 m
Of conservation concern.
Subspecies subcordata is known from Santa Cruz and Santa Rosa islands. Occasional mainland glandular-hairy individuals occur in mixed populations with subsp. crustacea and may key to subsp. subcordata.