Arctostaphylos crustacea subsp. crinita

(J. E. Adams) V. T. Parker

Madroño54: 152. 2007,

Synonyms: Arctostaphylos crustacea tomentosiformis Arctostaphylos crustacea trichoclada Arctostaphylos tomentosa crinita Arctostaphylos tomentosa tomentosiformis
Basionyms: Arctostaphylos tomentosa crinita
Found in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 441.
Twigs densely short-hairy and with longer, white hairs. Leaf blade surfaces densely short-hairy abaxially (and sometimes adaxially). Immature inflorescence axes glabrous or hairy, sometimes glandular (not densely glandular-hairy). Ovaries densely hairy.

Phenology: Flowering winter–early spring.
Habitat: Maritime chaparral and open conifer forests
Elevation: 300-500 m




Subspecies crinita occurs in the central and southern Santa Cruz Mountains, and also the interior uplands of Monterey Bay, outer Central Coast Range.



AuthorV. Thomas Parker +, Michael C. Vasey + and Jon E. Keeley +
BasionymArctostaphylos tomentosa crinita +
Elevation300-500 m +
HabitatMaritime chaparral and open conifer forests +
IllustratorYevonn Wilson-Ramsey +
PhenologyFlowering winter–early spring. +
ReferenceNone +
SynonymArctostaphylos crustacea tomentosiformis +, Arctostaphylos crustacea trichoclada +, Arctostaphylos tomentosa crinita + and Arctostaphylos tomentosa tomentosiformis +
Taxon nameArctostaphylos crustacea subsp. crinita +
Taxon parentArctostaphylos crustacea +
Taxon ranksubspecies +
VolumeVolume 8 +