Species Details

Arctostaphylos pumila

sandmat manzanita

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Scientific Name:
Arctostaphylos pumila Nutt.
Common Name:
sandmat manzanita
Family: Ericaceae
Element Code: PDERI04180
USDA Plants Symbol: ARPU4
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial evergreen shrub
Blooming Period: Feb-May
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Elevation:
3 - 205 meters
10 - 675 feet
General Habitats:
  • Closed-cone coniferous forest
  • Chaparral (maritime)
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Coastal dunes
  • Coastal scrub
Microhabitat Details:
Microhabitat:
  • Openings
  • Sandy
Notes:
Threats:
Threatened by urbanization, and by military activities at Ft. Ord. Possibly threatened by non-native plants.
Taxonomy:
Threat List Total: 8
Total EOs % of EOs
EOs with Threat Listed: 8 47 %
THREAT LIST:
Development 7 41%
Non-native plant impacts 5 29%
Road/trail construction/maint. 5 29%
Vandalism/dumping/litter 1 5%
Wood cutting or brush clearing 1 5%
Total Occurrences: 17
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 3 2 1 1 10
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 9
Recent <=20 Years 8
Presence:
Presumed Extant 16
Possibly Extirpated 1
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Monterey (MNT)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Marina (3612167), Monterey (3612158), Salinas (3612166), Seaside (3612157), Spreckels (3612156)
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.
Presumed Extant
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