Arctostaphylos glandulosa subsp. leucophylla

J. E. Keeley

Madroño 54: 58. 2007,

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 445. Mentioned on page 443.
Twigs glandular-hairy. Leaf blades strongly white-glaucous, base rounded, sometimes ± lobed to truncate, surfaces scabrous, finely glandular-hairy or sparsely puberulent. Inflorescences: immature inflorescence axis densely white-hairy, eglandular; bracts densely white-hairy, eglandular. Pedicels densely white-hairy. Ovaries densely white-hairy. Fruits slightly depressed-globose. Stones distinct.

Phenology: Flowering winter–early spring.
Habitat: interior chaparral on gabbroic soils
Elevation: 200-1200 m


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Calif., Mexico (Baja California).


Of conservation concern.

Subspecies leucophylla occurs from the Peninsular Range of California southward to northern Baja California.

Selected References


Lower Taxa


AuthorV. Thomas Parker +, Michael C. Vasey + and Jon E. Keeley +
AuthorityJ. E. Keeley +
DistributionCalif. + and Mexico (Baja California). +
Elevation200-1200 m +
Habitatinterior chaparral on gabbroic soils +
Illustration copyrightFlora of North America Association +
IllustratorYevonn Wilson-Ramsey +
PhenologyFlowering winter–early spring. +
Publication titleMadroño +
Publication year1889 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xml grained fna xml/V8/V8 876.xml +
SynonymsUndefined tribe Arbuteae +
Taxon familyEricaceae +
Taxon nameArctostaphylos glandulosa subsp. leucophylla +
Taxon parentArctostaphylos glandulosa +
Taxon ranksubspecies +
VolumeVolume 8 +