Arctostaphylos tomentosa subsp. bracteosa

(de Candolle) J. E. Adams

J. Elisha Mitchell Sci. Soc. 56: 57. 1940,

Basionyms: Andromeda bracteosa de Candolle in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 7: 607. 1839
Synonyms: Arctostaphylos bracteosa (de Candolle) Abrams Arctostaphylos tomentosa var. trichoclada (de Candolle) Munz
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 440.
Twigs densely glandular-hairy. Leaf blades sparsely glandular-hairy, papillate, scabrous, or ± glabrous abaxially. Inflorescences densely glandular-hairy.

Phenology: Flowering winter–early spring.
Habitat: Maritime chaparral in stabilized dunes or on coastal uplands
Elevation: 0-300 m


Of conservation concern.

Subspecies bracteosa is found around southern Monterey Bay in the outer Central Coast Range; it often occurs in mixed stands with </i>subsp.<i> tomentosa.



Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.

AuthorV. Thomas Parker +, Michael C. Vasey + and Jon E. Keeley +
Authority(de Candolle) J. E. Adams +
BasionymsAndromeda bracteosa +
DistributionCalif. +
Elevation0-300 m +
HabitatMaritime chaparral in stabilized dunes or on coastal uplands +
IllustratorYevonn Wilson-Ramsey +
PhenologyFlowering winter–early spring. +
Publication titleJ. Elisha Mitchell Sci. Soc. +
Publication year1889 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xml grained fna xml/V8/V8 859.xml +
SynonymsArctostaphylos bracteosa + and Arctostaphylos tomentosa var. trichoclada +
Taxon familyEricaceae +
Taxon nameArctostaphylos tomentosa subsp. bracteosa +
Taxon parentArctostaphylos tomentosa +
Taxon ranksubspecies +
VolumeVolume 8 +