Arctostaphylos nummularia subsp. nummularia

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 419. Mentioned on page 418.

Plants erect, not mound-forming, 0.5–5 m; bark on older stems gray, shredded. Leaves: petiole 1–3 mm; blade orbiculate to orbiculate-ovate, 1–2.2 × 0.8–1.8 cm, base truncate to ± lobed. 2n = 26.

Phenology: Flowering winter–early spring.
Habitat: Maritime chaparral, closed-cone conifer forests
Elevation: 100-400 m


Of conservation concern.

Subspecies nummularia is known from northern Sonoma County to Mendocino County.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

V. Thomas Parker +, Michael C. Vasey +  and Jon E. Keeley +
A. Gray +
100-400 m +
Maritime chaparral, closed-cone conifer forests +
Flowering winter–early spring. +
Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts +
Endemic +  and Conservation concern +
Undefined tribe Arbuteae +
Arctostaphylos nummularia subsp. nummularia +
Arctostaphylos nummularia +
subspecies +