Arctostaphylos glandulosa subsp. adamsii

(Munz) Munz

Fl. S. Calif., 400. 1974,.

Conservation concern
Basionym: Arctostaphylos glandulosa var. adamsii Munz Aliso 4: 95. 1958
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 444. Mentioned on page 443.

Twigs sparsely short-hairy, not glandular-hairy. Leaf blades strongly white-glaucous, base rounded, sometimes ± lobed to truncate, surfaces smooth, glabrous. Inflorescences: immature inflorescence axis densely white-hairy; bracts densely white-hairy. Pedicels densely white-hairy. Ovaries densely white-hairy. Fruits slightly depressed-globose. Stones distinct.

Phenology: Flowering winter–early spring.
Habitat: Interior chaparral chiefly on granitic rocks
Elevation: 50-2200 m


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Calif., Mexico (Baja California).


Of conservation concern.

Subspecies adamsii occurs in interior chaparral chiefly on granitic rocks in the Peninsular Range of California, extending into northern Baja California.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

V. Thomas Parker +, Michael C. Vasey +  and Jon E. Keeley +
(Munz) Munz +
Arctostaphylos glandulosa var. adamsii +
Calif. +  and Mexico (Baja California). +
50-2200 m +
Interior chaparral chiefly on granitic rocks +
Flowering winter–early spring. +
Fl. S. Calif., +
Conservation concern +
Undefined tribe Arbuteae +
Arctostaphylos glandulosa subsp. adamsii +
Arctostaphylos glandulosa +
subspecies +