Arctostaphylos stanfordiana subsp. decumbens

(P. V. Wells) P. V. Wells

Four Seasons 9(2): 61. 1992 ,.

Common names: Rincon manzanita
EndemicConservation concern
Basionym: Arctostaphylos stanfordiana forma decumbens P. V. Wells Madroño 35: 338. 1989,
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 420. Mentioned on page 419.

Plants prostrate to decumbent, mat-forming, 0.1–1 m; twigs sparsely short-hairy. Petioles 4–8 mm, smooth, glabrous. Inflorescences: axis glabrous or sparsely short-hairy; bracts glabrous or sparsely short-hairy.

Phenology: Flowering winter–early spring.
Habitat: Chaparral, clay barrens
Elevation: 100 m


Of conservation concern.

Subspecies decumbens is found only at Rincon Ridge, Sonoma County.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

V. Thomas Parker +, Michael C. Vasey +  and Jon E. Keeley +
(P. V. Wells) P. V. Wells +
Arctostaphylos stanfordiana +
Rincon manzanita +
Chaparral, clay barrens +
Flowering winter–early spring. +
Four Seasons +
Endemic +  and Conservation concern +
Undefined tribe Arbuteae +
Arctostaphylos stanfordiana subsp. decumbens +
Arctostaphylos stanfordiana +
subspecies +