Arctostaphylos crustacea subsp. crinita

(J. E. Adams) V. T. Parker

Madroño 54: 152. 2007,.

Basionym: Arctostaphylos tomentosa var. crinita J. E. Adams in H. McMinn, Man. Calif. Shrubs, 412, fig. 481. 1939
Synonyms: Arctostaphylos crustacea var. tomentosiformis J. E. Adams Arctostaphylos crustacea var. trichoclada (de Candolle) Munz Arctostaphylos tomentosa subsp. crinita (J. E. Adams) Gankin Arctostaphylos tomentosa var. tomentosiformis (J. E. Adams) Munz
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 441.

Twigs densely short-hairy and with longer, white hairs. Leaf blade surfaces densely short-hairy abaxially (and sometimes adaxially). Immature inflorescence axes glabrous or hairy, sometimes glandular (not densely glandular-hairy). Ovaries densely hairy.

Phenology: Flowering winter–early spring.
Habitat: Maritime chaparral and open conifer forests
Elevation: 300-500 m


Subspecies crinita occurs in the central and southern Santa Cruz Mountains, and also the interior uplands of Monterey Bay, outer Central Coast Range.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

V. Thomas Parker +, Michael C. Vasey +  and Jon E. Keeley +
(J. E. Adams) V. T. Parker +
Arctostaphylos tomentosa var. crinita +
300-500 m +
Maritime chaparral and open conifer forests +
Flowering winter–early spring. +
Arctostaphylos crustacea var. tomentosiformis +, Arctostaphylos crustacea var. trichoclada +, Arctostaphylos tomentosa subsp. crinita +  and Arctostaphylos tomentosa var. tomentosiformis +
Arctostaphylos crustacea subsp. crinita +
Arctostaphylos crustacea +
subspecies +