Arctostaphylos mewukka subsp. mewukka

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 421.
Plants: burl present; twigs (smooth), usually glabrous, sometimes puberulent. Leaves (spreading); petiole 6–10 mm; blade gray-glaucous, oblong-ovate to lanceolate-ovate, 2–4 cm wide, apex acute. 2n = 52.

Phenology: Flowering late spring–early summer.
Habitat: Chaparral or along forest edges, often along ridge crests
Elevation: 400-1800 m


Subspecies mewukka is found on the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada from Butte to Tulare counties.

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Lower Taxa


AuthorV. Thomas Parker +, Michael C. Vasey + and Jon E. Keeley +
AuthorityMerriam +
DistributionCalif. +
Elevation400-1800 m +
HabitatChaparral or along forest edges, often along ridge crests +
Illustration copyrightFlora of North America Association +
IllustratorYevonn Wilson-Ramsey +
PhenologyFlowering late spring–early summer. +
Publication titleProc. Biol. Soc. Wash. +
Publication year1889 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xml grained fna xml/V8/V8 792.xml +
SynonymsUndefined tribe Arbuteae +
Taxon familyEricaceae +
Taxon nameArctostaphylos mewukka subsp. mewukka +
Taxon parentArctostaphylos mewukka +
Taxon ranksubspecies +
VolumeVolume 8 +