Species Details

Arctostaphylos montereyensis

Toro manzanita

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Scientific Name:
Arctostaphylos montereyensis Hoov.
Common Name:
Toro manzanita
Family: Ericaceae
Element Code: PDERI040R0
USDA Plants Symbol: ARMO6
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial evergreen shrub
Blooming Period: Feb-Mar
Elevation:
30 - 730 meters
100 - 2395 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral (maritime)
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Coastal scrub
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Sandy
Notes:
Known from fewer than 20 occurrences. Threatened by development. See Leaflets of Western Botany 10:88 (1964) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 18
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
1 0 0 0 1 16
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 14
Recent <=20 Years 4
Presence:
Presumed Extant 17
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 1
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Monterey (MNT)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Carmel Valley (3612146), Chualar (3612155), 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.

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Presumed Extant
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