Arctostaphylos viscida subsp. pulchella

(Howell) P. V. Wells

Madroño 19: 204. 1968,.

Endemic
Basionyms: Arctostaphylos pulchella Howell Flora N.W. Amer., 416. 1901
Synonyms: Arctostaphylos oblongifolia Howell Arctostaphylos serpenticola Roof Arctostaphylos viscida var. oblongifolia (Howell) J. E. Adams ex McMinn
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 424. Mentioned on page 423.

Twigs glabrous or sparsely short-hairy near inflorescence. Leaf-blades: margins entire, surfaces smooth, glabrous. Ovaries rough, densely glandular-hairy, viscid. Fruits rough, densely glandular-hairy, viscid.


Phenology: Flowering winter–early spring.
Habitat: Chaparral, open forests
Elevation: 100-1200 m

Discussion

Subspecies pulchella occurs in the North Coast Ranges, northward into Oregon, usually restricted to serpentine soils.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"entire" is not a number.

Acute (?) +  and Acuminate (?) +
V. Thomas Parker +, Michael C. Vasey +  and Jon E. Keeley +
(Howell) P. V. Wells +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
not furrowed +
gray +  and reddish +
persistent +
exfoliating +
lobed;truncate;lobed;truncate;rounded +
Arctostaphylos pulchella +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
white-glaucous +
ovate;more or less orbiculate +
coriaceous +
2cm;4cm +
not imbricate +  and imbricate +
hue +, light-brown +  and tan +
persistent +
deltate +  and scale-like +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
Calif. +  and Oreg. +
brown +, reddish-brown +  and red +
depressed-globose +  and globose +
100-1200 m +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
stonelike +
indehiscent +
glandular-hairy +
depressed-globose +
Chaparral, open forests +
multicellular +
ascending +  and pendent +
opposite +, whorled +  and alternate +
pubescence +  and color +
persistent +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
glandular-hairy +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
glandular-hairy +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
reduced +
not sticky +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 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 +
distinct +
straight +
smooth-papillate +
Arctostaphylos oblongifolia +, Arctostaphylos serpenticola +  and Arctostaphylos viscida var. oblongifolia +
Arctostaphylos viscida subsp. pulchella +
Arctostaphylos viscida +
subspecies +
short-hairy +  and glabrous +
achlorophyllous +  and chlorophyllous +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
heterotrophic +, autotrophic +  and mycotrophic +