Arctostaphylos crustacea subsp. insulicola

(P. V. Wells) V. T. Parker

Madroño 54: 152. 2007,.

Basionym: Arctostaphylos tomentosa subsp. insulicola P. V. Wells Madroño 19: 197. 1968
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 442. Mentioned on page 441.

Twigs short-hairy (without longer hairs). Leaf blade surfaces tomentose abaxially. Immature inflorescence axes glabrous or hairy, sometimes glandular (not densely glandular-hairy). Ovaries densely hairy.

Phenology: Flowering winter–early spring.
Habitat: Maritime chaparral on volcanic soils
Elevation: 100-500 m


Of conservation concern.

Subspecies insulicola is found only on Santa Cruz and Santa Rosa islands.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

V. Thomas Parker +, Michael C. Vasey +  and Jon E. Keeley +
(P. V. Wells) V. T. Parker +
Arctostaphylos tomentosa subsp. insulicola +
100-500 m +
Maritime chaparral on volcanic soils +
Flowering winter–early spring. +
Arctostaphylos tomentosa subsp. crustacea +
Arctostaphylos crustacea subsp. insulicola +
Arctostaphylos crustacea +
subspecies +