Arctostaphylos glandulosa subsp. gabrielensis

(P. V. Wells) J. E. Keeley

Madroño 54: 60. 2007,.

Common names: San Gabriel manzanita
Basionym: Arctostaphylos gabrielensis P. V. Wells Four Seasons 9(2): 46. 1992
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 444. Mentioned on page 443, 445.

Twigs sparsely short-hairy, not glandular-hairy. Leaf blades dark green to moderately gray-green, base cuneate to rounded, surfaces smooth, sparsely puberulent, glabrescent. Inflorescences: immature inflorescence axis densely white-hairy; bracts densely white-hairy. Pedicels densely white-hairy. Ovaries densely white-hairy. Fruits slightly depressed-globose. Stones mostly connate into single, sometimes weakly connate sphere.

Phenology: Flowering winter–early spring.
Habitat: Chaparral
Elevation: 1300-1500 m


Of conservation concern.

Subspecies gabrielensis is known from the central and western Transverse Range in Los Angeles and San Bernadino counties.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

V. Thomas Parker +, Michael C. Vasey +  and Jon E. Keeley +
(P. V. Wells) J. E. Keeley +
Arctostaphylos gabrielensis +
San Gabriel manzanita +
1300-1500 m +
Chaparral +
Flowering winter–early spring. +
Illustrated +
Undefined tribe Arbuteae +
Arctostaphylos glandulosa subsp. gabrielensis +
Arctostaphylos glandulosa +
subspecies +