Arctostaphylos viscida subsp. pulchella

(Howell) P. V. Wells

Madroño 19: 204. 1968,

Basionyms: Arctostaphylos pulchella Howell
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

Discussion

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

References

None.

Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.