Species Details

Arctostaphylos cruzensis

Arroyo de la Cruz manzanita

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Scientific Name:
Arctostaphylos cruzensis Roof
Common Name:
Arroyo de la Cruz manzanita
Family: Ericaceae
Element Code: PDERI040B0
USDA Plants Symbol: ARCR6
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial evergreen shrub
Blooming Period: Dec-Mar
Elevation:
60 - 310 meters
195 - 1015 feet
General Habitat:
  • Broadleafed upland forest
  • Coastal bluff scrub
  • Closed-cone coniferous forest
  • Chaparral
  • Coastal scrub
  • Valley and foothill grassland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Sandy
Notes:
Possibly threatened by development and grazing. Potentially threatened by frequent wildfires and fire suppression activities. See Leaflets of Western Botany 9:218 (1962) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 8
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
2 0 2 0 0 4
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 4
Recent <=20 Years 4
Presence:
Presumed Extant 8
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Monterey (MNT), San Luis Obispo (SLO)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Cambria (3512151), Cape San Martin (3512184), Piedras Blancas (3512163)
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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