Arctostaphylos canescens subsp. canescens

IllustratedEndemic
Synonyms: Arctostaphylos candidissima Eastwood Arctostaphylos canescens var. candidissima (Eastwood) Munz Arctostaphylos cinerea
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 429.

Twigs densely short-soft-hairy, eglandular. Immature inflorescence axes densely hairy, eglandular. Pedicels densely hairy, eglandular. Fruits densely hairy, glabrescent, eglandular. 2n = 26.


Phenology: Flowering early winter–late spring.
Habitat: Chaparral, open forests
Elevation: 400-1700 m

Discussion

Subspecies canescens is widespread in California’s North Coast Ranges and northward into southern Oregon. Disjunct populations occur south to the Monterey, California, area. Hybrids with Arctostaphylos viscida in southern Oregon were named A. cinerea Howell.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"entire" is not a number.

V. Thomas Parker +, Michael C. Vasey +  and Jon E. Keeley +
Eastwood +
densely short-soft-hairy +  and white-tomentose +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
not furrowed +
gray +  and reddish +
persistent +
exfoliating +
rounded;cuneate +
whitish gray +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
elliptic;ovate;elliptic;ovate;orbiculate-ovate +
coriaceous +
1cm;3cm +
not imbricate +  and imbricate +
hue +, light-brown +  and tan +
persistent +
wide-lanceolate +
white +  and pink +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
Calif. +  and Oreg. +
brown +, reddish-brown +  and red +
depressed-globose +  and globose +
400-1700 m +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
stonelike +
indehiscent +
glabrescent +  and hairy +
depressed-globose +
Chaparral, open forests +
multicellular +
opposite +, whorled +  and alternate +
pubescence +  and color +
persistent +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
white-hairy +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
reduced +
not sticky +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
Flowering early winter–late spring. +
4-5-carpellate +
Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci., ser. +
not +  and connate +
connate +  and distinct +
globose +
persistent +
distinct +
ovate +  and deltate +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
prostrate +  and erect +
peltate +  and capitate +
distinct +
straight +
canescent +, glabrescent +  and gray-canescent +
Arctostaphylos candidissima +, Arctostaphylos canescens var. candidissima +  and Arctostaphylos cinerea +
Arctostaphylos canescens subsp. canescens +
Arctostaphylos canescens +
subspecies +
short-soft-hairy +
achlorophyllous +  and chlorophyllous +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
heterotrophic +, autotrophic +  and mycotrophic +