Arctostaphylos crustacea subsp. rosei

(Eastwood) V. T. Parker

Madroño 54: 152. 2007,.

Common names: Rose’s manzanita
Basionym: Arctostaphylos rosei Eastwood Leafl. W. Bot. 1: 77. 1933
Synonyms: Arctostaphylos crustacea var. rosei (Eastwood) McMinn Arctostaphylos tomentosa subsp. rosei (Eastwood) P. V. Wells
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 442. Mentioned on page 441.

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

Phenology: Flowering winter–early spring.
Habitat: Maritime chaparral and coastal bluffs, historic stable dunes
Elevation: 0-200 m


Of conservation concern.

Subspecies rosei occurs in western San Francisco and disjunct to the Big Sur Coast region from Monterey to San Luis Obispo.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

V. Thomas Parker +, Michael C. Vasey +  and Jon E. Keeley +
(Eastwood) V. T. Parker +
Arctostaphylos rosei +
Rose’s manzanita +
0-200 m +
Maritime chaparral and coastal bluffs, historic stable dunes +
Flowering winter–early spring. +
Arctostaphylos crustacea var. rosei +  and Arctostaphylos tomentosa subsp. rosei +
Arctostaphylos crustacea subsp. rosei +
Arctostaphylos crustacea +
subspecies +