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Pinemat Manzanita

Heath Family (Ericaceae) Arctostaphylos nevadensis
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Pinemat Manzanita © 2001 Ken and Leona Beatty
Pinemat Manzanita
© 2001 Ken and Leona Beatty

Growth Form: Prostrate to low-growing shrub

Flowers: Bell-shaped to inverted urn; 5 fused, pink to white petals.

Blooms: May to July

Leaves: Stiff, bright green, elliptic to slighty egg-shaped; small leaves.

Height: 4" to 10"

Stem/bark: Flakey to smooth reddish brown

Found: Upper elevations on rocky soil in coniferous forests of Klamath, Cascade, Sierra Nevada, and North Coast mountain ranges.

Pinemat Manzanita © 2001 Ken and Leona Beatty
Pinemat Manzanita
© 2001 Ken and Leona Beatty

 

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