Species Details

Arctostaphylos otayensis

Otay manzanita

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Scientific Name:
Arctostaphylos otayensis Wies. & Schreib.
Common Name:
Otay manzanita
Family: Ericaceae
Element Code: PDERI040Y0
USDA Plants Symbol: AROT
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial evergreen shrub
Blooming Period: Jan-Apr
Elevation:
275 - 1700 meters
900 - 5580 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
General Micro Habitat: metavolcanic
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Historical occurrences need field surveys. Threatened by development and frequent wildfires. See MadroƱo 5(1):43 (1939) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 22
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
2 1 2 0 0 17
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 6
Recent <=20 Years 16
Presence:
Presumed Extant 22
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
San Diego (SDG)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Descanso (3211675), Dulzura (3211667), Jamul Mountains (3211668), Otay Mesa (3211658), Otay Mountain (3211657)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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