Arctostaphylos nevadensis subsp. knightii

(Gankin & Hildreth) P. V. Wells

Madroño 35: 335. 1989 ,

Common names: Knight’s manzanita
Basionyms: Arctostaphylos knightii Gankin & Hildreth
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 436. Mentioned on page 435.
Plants resprouting after fire; burl basal or epicormic.

Phenology: Flowering late spring.
Habitat: High-elevation forests and montane chaparral
Elevation: 600-2000 m


Subspecies knightii occurs in the northern North Coast Ranges (Del Norte and Humboldt counties), sometimes at lower elevations on serpentinelike soils. It probably extends into southern Oregon but this has yet to be confirmed by field observation and collections.



Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.