Arctostaphylos mewukka subsp. truei

(W. Knight) P. V. Wells
Four Seasons 9(2): 62. 1992 ,.
Common names: True’s manzanita
Basionym: Arctostaphylos truei W. Knight Four Seasons 3(1): 19, fig. p. 20. 1969
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 422. Mentioned on page 421.

Plants: burl absent; twigs glabrous or glandular-hairy. Leaves: petiole 10–15 mm; blade white-glaucous, orbiculate to orbiculate-ovate, 4–7 cm wide, apex obtuse. 2n = 52.

Phenology: Flowering late spring–early summer.
Habitat: Chaparral openings in mixed conifer forests
Elevation: 500-700 m


Subspecies truei is found in the vicinity of Paradise in the northern Sierra Nevada, Butte County.

Selected References


Lower Taxa


V. Thomas Parker +, Michael C. Vasey +  and Jon E. Keeley +
(W. Knight) P. V. Wells +
Arctostaphylos truei +
True’s manzanita +
500-700 m +
Chaparral openings in mixed conifer forests +
Flowering late spring–early summer. +
Four Seasons +
Undefined tribe Arbuteae +
Arctostaphylos mewukka subsp. truei +
Arctostaphylos mewukka +
subspecies +