Arctostaphylos glandulosa subsp. crassifolia

(Jepson) P. V. Wells

Madroño 19: 205. 1968,

Basionyms: Arctostaphylos glandulosa var. crassifolia Jepson Madroño 1: 86. 1922
Synonyms: Arctostaphylos tomentosa var. crassifolia (Jepson) Jepson
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 444. Mentioned on page 443.
Twigs sparsely short-hairy, not glandular-hairy. Leaf blades dark green, margins often reddish, base cuneate to rounded, surfaces smooth, glabrous. Inflorescences: immature inflorescence axis densely white-hairy; bracts densely white-hairy. Pedicels densely white-hairy. Ovaries densely white-hairy. Fruits markedly flattened depressed-globose. Stones usually distinct.

Phenology: Flowering winter–early spring.
Habitat: Maritime chaparral and closed-cone conifer forests on sandstone coastal bluffs
Elevation: 10-100 m


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Calif., Mexico (Baja California).


Of conservation concern.

Subspecies crassifolia is found near San Diego and southward in northern Baja California. It is in the Center for Plant Conservation’s National Collection of Endangered Plants.



Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.

AuthorV. Thomas Parker +, Michael C. Vasey + and Jon E. Keeley +
Authority(Jepson) P. V. Wells +
BasionymsArctostaphylos glandulosa var. crassifolia +
DistributionCalif. + and Mexico (Baja California). +
Elevation10-100 m +
HabitatMaritime chaparral and closed-cone conifer forests on sandstone coastal bluffs +
IllustratorYevonn Wilson-Ramsey +
PhenologyFlowering winter–early spring. +
Publication titleMadroño +
Publication year1889 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xml grained fna xml/V8/V8 872.xml +
SynonymsArctostaphylos tomentosa var. crassifolia +
Taxon familyEricaceae +
Taxon nameArctostaphylos glandulosa subsp. crassifolia +
Taxon parentArctostaphylos glandulosa +
Taxon ranksubspecies +
VolumeVolume 8 +