Arctostaphylos parryana subsp. desertica

J. E. Keeley

Madroño 44: 265. 1998 (as deserticum),.

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

Plants, erect, 1–2 m; burl present. Leaf-blades gray-glaucous, dull. 2n = 26, 52.


Phenology: Flowering winter–early spring.
Habitat: Chaparral on desert edges
Elevation: 1300-1600 m

Discussion

Subspecies desertica is found in the Santa Rosa Mountains and inner Peninsular Range of Riverside and San Diego counties.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"entire" is not a number.

V. Thomas Parker +, Michael C. Vasey +  and Jon E. Keeley +
J. E. Keeley +
short-hairy +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
not furrowed +
gray +  and reddish +
persistent +
exfoliating +
obtuse to truncate +
bright green +
2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
gray-glaucous +
dull +  and shiny +
oblong-ovate;wide-elliptic +
coriaceous +
1.5cm;2.5cm +
not imbricate +  and imbricate +
hue +, light-brown +  and tan +
persistent +
deltate +  and wide-ovate +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
brown +, reddish-brown +  and red +
depressed-globose +  and globose +
1300-1600 m +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
stonelike +
indehiscent +
globose +
Chaparral on desert edges +
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 /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
reduced +
not sticky +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
Flowering winter–early spring. +
4-5-carpellate +
not +  and connate +
connate +  and distinct +
globose +
persistent +
distinct +
ovate +  and deltate +
prostrate +  and erect +
peltate +  and capitate +
straight +
glabrous +, puberulent +  and smooth +
Undefined tribe Arbuteae +
Arctostaphylos parryana subsp. desertica +
Arctostaphylos parryana +
subspecies +
short-hairy +
achlorophyllous +  and chlorophyllous +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
heterotrophic +, autotrophic +  and mycotrophic +