Arctostaphylos glandulosa subsp. glandulosa

Synonyms: Arctostaphylos glandulosa var. australis Adams Arctostaphylos glandulosa subsp. zacaensis unknown Arctostaphylos glandulosa var. zacaensis (Eastwood) Adams ex McMinn Arctostaphylos intricata unknown Arctostaphylos intricata var. oblongifolia (Howell) Munz Arctostaphylos nitens unknown Arctostaphylos zacaensis unknown
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 443. Mentioned on page 444.
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Twigs glandular-hairy, sometimes short-hairy proximally. Leaf blades green to gray-green, base cuneate to rounded, surfaces papillate, scabrous, or smooth, glandular-puberulent or sparsely puberulent. Inflorescences: immature inflorescence axis densely white-hairy and usually glandular-hairy; bracts densely white-hairy and usually glandular-hairy. Pedicels densely white-hairy and usually glandular-hairy. Ovaries densely white-hairy and usually glandular-hairy. Fruits slightly depressed-globose. Stones distinct. 2n = 52.

Phenology: Flowering winter–early spring.
Habitat: Chaparral, often on steep, rocky slopes
Elevation: 300-1900 m


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Calif., Oreg., Mexico (Baja California).


Subspecies glandulosa is found from southwestern Oregon through the Coast, Transverse, and Peninsular ranges of California, into the mountains of northern Baja California.



Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.