Arctostaphylos nevadensis

A. Gray in A. Gray et al.

in A. Gray et al., Syn. Fl. N. Amer. 2: 27. 1878 ,.

Common names: Pinemat manzanita
Endemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 435. Mentioned on page 409, 410, 411.

Shrubs, prostrate or mound-forming, 0.1–0.5 m; burl absent or basal, sometimes epicormic; twigs sparsely short-hairy. Leaves: petiole 3–7 mm; blade bright green, shiny, obovate or oblanceolate, 1–3 × 1–1.5 cm, base cuneate, margins entire, plane, surfaces smooth, puberulent, glabrescent. Inflorescences racemes, simple or 1-branched; immature inflorescence pendent, (branches congested, globose), axis 0.5–1 cm, 1+ mm diam., sparsely short-hairy; bracts not appressed, (green), scalelike, linear or linear-lanceolate, mostly 2–3 mm (some near base leaflike, 5–10 mm), apex acuminate, mucronate, surfaces glabrous or sparsely hairy, rarely finely glandular-hairy. Pedicels 3–5 mm, glabrous. Flowers: corolla white, urceolate; ovary glabrous. Fruits (dark-brown), globose, 6–8 mm diam., glabrous. Stones distinct.

Discussion

Subspecies 2 (2 in the flora).

Selected References

None.

Key

1 Burls absent; plants killed by fire. Arctostaphylos nevadensis subsp. nevadensis
1 Burls basal or epicormic; plants resprouting after fire. Arctostaphylos nevadensis subsp. knightii

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V. Thomas Parker +, Michael C. Vasey +  and Jon E. Keeley +
A. Gray in A. Gray et al. +
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 +
cuneate +
bright green +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
oblanceolate;obovate +
coriaceous +
1cm;1.5cm +
not imbricate +  and imbricate +
hue +, light-brown +  and tan +
persistent +
linear-lanceolate +, linear +  and scale-like +
Pinemat manzanita +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
Calif. +, Nev. +, Oreg. +  and Wash. +
brown +, reddish-brown +  and red +
depressed-globose +  and globose +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
stonelike +
indehiscent +
globose +
multicellular +
1-branched +  and simple +
opposite +, whorled +  and alternate +
pubescence +  and color +
persistent +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
reduced +
not sticky +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
4-5-carpellate +
in A. Gray et al., Syn. Fl. N. Amer. +
not +  and connate +
connate +  and distinct +
globose +
persistent +
distinct +
ovate +  and deltate +
prostrate +  and erect +
peltate +  and capitate +
distinct +
straight +
glandular-hairy +, hairy +, glabrous +, glabrescent +  and puberulent +
Undefined tribe Arbuteae +
Arctostaphylos nevadensis +
Arctostaphylos +
species +
short-hairy +
achlorophyllous +  and chlorophyllous +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
shrub +, mound-forming +  and prostrate +
heterotrophic +, autotrophic +  and mycotrophic +