Arctostaphylos mewukka subsp. mewukka

Endemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 421.

Plants: burl present; twigs (smooth), usually glabrous, sometimes puberulent. Leaves (spreading); petiole 6–10 mm; blade gray-glaucous, oblong-ovate to lanceolate-ovate, 2–4 cm wide, apex acute. 2n = 52.


Phenology: Flowering late spring–early summer.
Habitat: Chaparral or along forest edges, often along ridge crests
Elevation: 400-1800 m

Discussion

Subspecies mewukka is found on the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada from Butte to Tulare counties.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"entire" is not a number.

V. Thomas Parker +, Michael C. Vasey +  and Jon E. Keeley +
Merriam +
hairy +  and glabrous +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
not furrowed +
gray +  and reddish +
persistent +
exfoliating +
rounded +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br />) +
gray-glaucous +
oblong-ovate;lanceolate-ovate +
coriaceous +
2cm;4cm +
not imbricate +  and imbricate +
hue +, light-brown +  and tan +
persistent +
deltate +  and linear-lanceolate +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
brown +, reddish-brown +  and red +
depressed-globose +  and globose +
400-1800 m +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
stonelike +
indehiscent +
globose +
Chaparral or along forest edges, often along ridge crests +
multicellular +
opposite +, whorled +  and alternate +
pubescence +  and color +
persistent +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
reduced +
not sticky +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
Flowering late spring–early summer. +
4-5-carpellate +
Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. +
not +  and connate +
connate +  and distinct +
globose +
persistent +
distinct +
ovate +  and deltate +
prostrate +  and erect +
peltate +  and capitate +
connate +  and distinct +
straight +
Undefined tribe Arbuteae +
Arctostaphylos mewukka subsp. mewukka +
Arctostaphylos mewukka +
subspecies +
hairy +  and glabrous +
achlorophyllous +  and chlorophyllous +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
heterotrophic +, autotrophic +  and mycotrophic +
puberulent +  and glabrous +