Arctostaphylos glandulosa subsp. howellii

(Eastwood) P. V. Wells
Madroño 19: 205. 1968,.
Basionyms: Arctostaphylos howellii Eastwood Leafl. W. Bot. 1: 123. 1933
Synonyms: Arctostaphylos glandulosa var. howellii (Eastwood) Adams ex McMinn
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 445. Mentioned on page 443.

Twigs densely to sparsely short-hairy, not glandular-hairy. Leaf blades green to gray-green, base cuneate to rounded, surfaces papillate, scabrous, glandular-hairy, or smooth, sparsely puberulent. Inflorescences: immature inflorescence axis sparsely to densely glandular-hairy; bracts sparsely to densely glandular-hairy. Pedicels sparsely hairy. Ovaries densely white-hairy, sometimes glandular. Fruits slightly depressed-globose. Stones distinct.


Phenology: Flowering winter–early spring.
Habitat: Chaparral
Elevation: 500- 1800 m

Discussion

Subspecies howellii is known from the interior and eastern ranges of the Santa Lucia Mountains, Monterey and San Luis Obispo counties.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

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V. Thomas Parker +, Michael C. Vasey +  and Jon E. Keeley +
(Eastwood) P. V. Wells +
Arctostaphylos howellii +
500- 1800 m +
Chaparral +
Flowering winter–early spring. +
Illustrated +
Arctostaphylos glandulosa var. howellii +
Arctostaphylos glandulosa subsp. howellii +
Arctostaphylos glandulosa +
subspecies +