Arctostaphylos edmundsii

J. T. Howell

Leafl. W. Bot. 6: 202. 1952 ,.

Common names: Little Sur manzanita
EndemicConservation concern
Synonyms: Arctostaphylos edmundsii var. parvifolia Roof Arctostaphylos uva-ursi subsp. edmundsii (J. T. Howell) Roof Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. parvifolia (Roof) Roof
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 424. Mentioned on page 406, 410.

Shrubs, prostrate or mound-forming, 0.2–1.5 m; burl absent; twigs sparsely short-hairy. Leaves bifacial in stomatal distribution; petiole 2–3 mm; blade dark green, lustrous, orbiculate to orbiculate-ovate, 1–2.5 × 1–1.5 cm, base truncate to ± lobed, margins entire, plane, surfaces smooth, sparsely puberulent. Inflorescences panicles, 2–5-branched; immature inflorescence pendent, (branches crowded), axis 0.5–1 cm, 1+ mm diam., sparsely short-hairy; bracts not appressed, scalelike, deltate to awl-like, 3–5 mm, apex acute, surfaces sparsely hairy or glabrous. Pedicels 3–4 mm, sparsely hairy or glabrous. Flowers: corolla white, urceolate; ovary sparsely hairy or glabrous. Fruits subglobose, 6–8 mm diam., glabrous. Stones distinct. 2n = 26.


Phenology: Flowering winter–early spring.
Habitat: Steep, rocky slopes and bluffs near ocean
Elevation: 0-500 m

Discussion

Of conservation concern.

Arctostaphylos edmundsii is narrowly distributed along the Pacific Coast in the Little Sur region in the northern Santa Lucia Range, Monterey County.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

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... more about "Arctostaphylos edmundsii"
V. Thomas Parker +, Michael C. Vasey +  and Jon E. Keeley +
J. T. Howell +
short-hairy +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
not furrowed +
gray +  and reddish +
persistent +
exfoliating +
truncate;more or less lobed +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
orbiculate;orbiculate-ovate +
coriaceous +
1cm;1.5cm +
not imbricate +  and imbricate +
hue +, light-brown +  and tan +
persistent +
deltate +  and awl-like +
Little Sur manzanita +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
brown +, reddish-brown +  and red +
depressed-globose +  and globose +
0-500 m +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
stonelike +
indehiscent +
subglobose +
Steep, rocky slopes and bluffs near ocean +
multicellular +
opposite +, whorled +  and alternate +
pubescence +  and color +
persistent +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
glabrous +  and hairy +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
glabrous +  and hairy +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
reduced +
not sticky +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
Flowering winter–early spring. +
4-5-carpellate +
Leafl. W. Bot. +
not +  and connate +
connate +  and distinct +
globose +
persistent +
distinct +
ovate +  and deltate +
Endemic +  and Conservation concern +
prostrate +  and erect +
peltate +  and capitate +
distinct +
straight +
glabrous +, hairy +  and puberulent +
Arctostaphylos edmundsii var. parvifolia +, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi subsp. edmundsii +  and Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. parvifolia +
Arctostaphylos edmundsii +
Arctostaphylos +
species +
short-hairy +
achlorophyllous +  and chlorophyllous +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
shrub +, mound-forming +  and prostrate +
heterotrophic +, autotrophic +  and mycotrophic +