Arctostaphylos viscida subsp. pulchella

(Howell) P. V. Wells

Madroño 19: 204. 1968,

Basionyms: Arctostaphylos pulchella Howell Flora N.W. Amer., 416. 1901
Synonyms: Arctostaphylos oblongifolia Howell Arctostaphylos serpenticola Roof Arctostaphylos viscida var. oblongifolia (Howell) J. E. Adams ex McMinn
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 424. Mentioned on page 423.
Twigs glabrous or sparsely short-hairy near inflorescence. Leaf blades: margins entire, surfaces smooth, glabrous. Ovaries rough, densely glandular-hairy, viscid. Fruits rough, densely glandular-hairy, viscid.

Phenology: Flowering winter–early spring.
Habitat: Chaparral, open forests
Elevation: 100-1200 m


Subspecies pulchella occurs in the North Coast Ranges, northward into Oregon, usually restricted to serpentine soils.



Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.

AuthorV. Thomas Parker +, Michael C. Vasey + and Jon E. Keeley +
Authority(Howell) P. V. Wells +
BasionymsArctostaphylos pulchella +
DistributionCalif. + and Oreg. +
Elevation100-1200 m +
HabitatChaparral, open forests +
IllustratorYevonn Wilson-Ramsey +
PhenologyFlowering winter–early spring. +
Publication titleMadroño +
Publication year1889 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xml grained fna xml/V8/V8 799.xml +
SynonymsArctostaphylos oblongifolia +, Arctostaphylos serpenticola + and Arctostaphylos viscida var. oblongifolia +
Taxon familyEricaceae +
Taxon nameArctostaphylos viscida subsp. pulchella +
Taxon parentArctostaphylos viscida +
Taxon ranksubspecies +
VolumeVolume 8 +