Arctostaphylos glandulosa subsp. leucophylla

J. E. Keeley

Madroño 54: 58. 2007,.

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 445. Mentioned on page 443.

Twigs glandular-hairy. Leaf blades strongly white-glaucous, base rounded, sometimes ± lobed to truncate, surfaces scabrous, finely glandular-hairy or sparsely puberulent. Inflorescences: immature inflorescence axis densely white-hairy, eglandular; bracts densely white-hairy, eglandular. Pedicels densely white-hairy. Ovaries densely white-hairy. Fruits slightly depressed-globose. Stones distinct.

Phenology: Flowering winter–early spring.
Habitat: interior chaparral on gabbroic soils
Elevation: 200-1200 m


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Calif., Mexico (Baja California).


Of conservation concern.

Subspecies leucophylla occurs from the Peninsular Range of California southward to northern Baja California.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

V. Thomas Parker +, Michael C. Vasey +  and Jon E. Keeley +
J. E. Keeley +
Calif. +  and Mexico (Baja California). +
200-1200 m +
interior chaparral on gabbroic soils +
Flowering winter–early spring. +
Illustrated +
Undefined tribe Arbuteae +
Arctostaphylos glandulosa subsp. leucophylla +
Arctostaphylos glandulosa +
subspecies +