Arctostaphylos tomentosa subsp. bracteosa

(de Candolle) J. E. Adams

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

Basionyms: Andromeda bracteosa de Candolle
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 subsp. tomentosa.



Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.