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|Family: Ericaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Arctostaphylos||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Arctostaphylos andersonii A. Gray
Habit: Tree-like, 2--5 m. Stem: twig (and nascent inflorescence axis) densely tomentose or short-nonglandular-hairy and long-glandular-hairy. Leaf: overlapped; petiole < 4 mm; blade 4--7 cm, 1.5--2.5 cm wide, oblong, boat-shaped, both surfaces light green, dull, appearing glabrous, base lobed, clasping, tip acute, margin entire; stomata abaxial. Inflorescence: panicle, 4--6-branched; nascent inflorescence pendent, axis 2--3 cm, > 1 mm wide; bracts 8--15 mm, +- leaf-like (occasionally reduced), lanceolate; pedicel 6--8 mm. Flower: ovary (and fruit) glandular-hairy. Fruit: 6--8 mm wide, +- depressed-spheric, sticky; stones free. Chromosomes: 2n=26.
Ecology: Open sites or forest edge, redwood or mixed-evergreen forest, occasionally in chaparral near coast; Elevation: < 800 m. Bioregional Distribution: w SnFrB (Santa Cruz Mtns). Flowering Time: Jan--Mar
eFlora Treatment Author: V. Thomas Parker, Michael C. Vasey & Jon E. Keeley
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Citation for this treatment: V. Thomas Parker, Michael C. Vasey & Jon E. Keeley 2017. Arctostaphylos andersonii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=13904, accessed on January 19, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 19, 2017.