Arctostaphylos viscida subsp. mariposa

(Dudley) P. V. Wells

Madroño 19: 204. 1968 ,.

Common names: Mariposa manzanita
Basionym: Arctostaphylos mariposa Dudley Sierra Club Bull. 3: 309. 1901
Synonyms: Arctostaphylos mariposa var. bivisa Jepson
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 424. Mentioned on page 423.

Twigs densely glandular-hairy. Leaf blades: margins ciliate, surfaces papillate, scabrous, sparsely finely short glandular-hairy. Ovaries rough, glandular-hairy, viscid. Fruits rough, glandular-hairy, viscid.

Phenology: Flowering winter–early spring.
Habitat: Chaparral, open forests
Elevation: 200-1200 m


Subspecies mariposa occurs in the central Sierra Nevada, mostly in Mariposa County.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

V. Thomas Parker +, Michael C. Vasey +  and Jon E. Keeley +
(Dudley) P. V. Wells +
Arctostaphylos mariposa +
Mariposa manzanita +
200-1200 m +
Chaparral, open forests +
Flowering winter–early spring. +
Arctostaphylos mariposa var. bivisa +
Arctostaphylos viscida subsp. mariposa +
Arctostaphylos viscida +
subspecies +