Arctostaphylos viscida subsp. viscida

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 423.

Twigs glabrous or sparsely short-hairy near inflorescence. Leaf blades: margins entire, surfaces smooth, glabrous. Ovaries smooth, glabrous, not viscid. Fruits smooth, glabrous, not viscid. 2n = 26.

Phenology: Flowering winter–early spring.
Habitat: Chaparral, open forests
Elevation: 0-1400 m


Subspecies viscida occurs in the western Sierra Nevada and North Coast Ranges of California, northward to southern Oregon.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

V. Thomas Parker +, Michael C. Vasey +  and Jon E. Keeley +
Calif. +  and Oreg. +
0-1400 m +
Chaparral, open forests +
Flowering winter–early spring. +
Bull. Calif. Acad. Sci. +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
Undefined tribe Arbuteae +
Arctostaphylos viscida subsp. viscida +
Arctostaphylos viscida +
subspecies +