Arctostaphylos montana subsp. ravenii

(P. V. Wells) V. T. Parker

Madroño 54: 150. 2007,

Common names: Presidio manzanita
Basionyms: Arctostaphylos hookeri subsp. ravenii P. V. Wells Madroño 19: 200. 1968
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 437. Mentioned on page 436.
Shrubs prostrate, 0.1–0.5 m; young twigs gray-tomentose. Leaf blades orbiculate-elliptic, 1–2.2 × 1–1.5 cm. Fruits 4–5 mm diam. 2n = 52.

Phenology: Flowering early–late spring.
Habitat: Maritime chaparral, coastal prairie on serpentine soils
Elevation: 0-100 m


Of conservation concern.

Subspecies ravenii occurs near the coast in San Francisco County. The relationship of this taxon is problematic; only one living individual is known from the wild. It is in the Center for Plant Conservation’s National Collection of Endangered Plants as Arctostaphylos hookeri </i>subsp.<i> ravenii.



Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.

AuthorV. Thomas Parker +, Michael C. Vasey + and Jon E. Keeley +
Authority(P. V. Wells) V. T. Parker +
BasionymsArctostaphylos hookeri subsp. ravenii +
Common namePresidio manzanita +
DistributionCalif. +
Elevation0-100 m +
HabitatMaritime chaparral, coastal prairie on serpentine soils +
IllustratorYevonn Wilson-Ramsey +
PhenologyFlowering early–late spring. +
Publication titleMadroño +
Publication year1889 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xml grained fna xml/V8/V8 846.xml +
SynonymsArctostaphylos hookeri subsp. montana + and Arctostaphylos pungens var. montana +
Taxon familyEricaceae +
Taxon nameArctostaphylos montana subsp. ravenii +
Taxon parentArctostaphylos montana +
Taxon ranksubspecies +
VolumeVolume 8 +