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|Genus: Arctostaphylos||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Arctostaphylos confertiflora Eastw.
Habit: Shrub, prostrate to mounded or erect, 0.1--2 m. Stem: twig densely short-nonglandular- and -long-white-glandular-hairy. Leaf: overlapped; petiole 4--10 mm; blade 4--6 cm, 2--3 cm wide, ovate to elliptic, light green, dull, glandular-puberulent, +- papillate, scabrous, +- glandular-hairy near base, base wedge-shaped to +- rounded, tip rounded or abruptly soft-pointed, margin cupped. Inflorescence: panicle, 3--5-branched; nascent inflorescence pendent, axis 1.5--2 cm, > 1 mm wide; bracts +- densely overlapped near inflorescence tip, 8--18 mm, leaf-like, ovate to oblanceolate, green, densely short- and long-white-glandular-hairy, persistent; pedicel 3--5 mm, glandular-hairy. Flower: ovary densely (and fruit sparsely) white-nonglandular-hairy, sparsely glandular. Fruit: 8--11 mm wide, depressed-spheric; stones free. Chromosomes: 2n=26.
Ecology: Sandstone outcrops, maritime chaparral; Elevation: < 500 m. Bioregional Distribution: n ChI (Santa Rosa Island). Flowering Time: Feb--Mar
Synonyms: Arctostaphylos subcordata Eastw. var. confertiflora (Eastw.) Munz
eFlora Treatment Author: V. Thomas Parker, Michael C. Vasey & Jon E. Keeley
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Arctostaphylos columbiana
Next taxon: Arctostaphylos crustacea
Citation for this treatment: V. Thomas Parker, Michael C. Vasey & Jon E. Keeley 2017. Arctostaphylos confertiflora, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=13920, accessed on February 25, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 25, 2017.