Species Details

Arctostaphylos morroensis

Morro manzanita

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Photo of Arctostaphylos morroensis
© 2012 Jean Pawek
Photo of Arctostaphylos morroensis
© 2012 Jean Pawek
Photo of Arctostaphylos morroensis
© 2012 Jean Pawek
Scientific Name:
Arctostaphylos morroensis Wies. & Schreib.
Common Name:
Morro manzanita
Family: Ericaceae
Element Code: PDERI040S0
USDA Plants Symbol: ARMO2
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial evergreen shrub
Blooming Period: Dec-Mar
Elevation:
5 - 205 meters
15 - 675 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral (maritime)
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Coastal dunes (pre-Flandrian)
  • Coastal scrub
General Micro Habitat: Baywood fine sand
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known from fewer than 10 occurrences in the Morro Bay area; estimated to cover less than 350 acres as of 1996. Threatened by urbanization, alteration of fire regimes, and non-native plants. See MadroƱo 5(1):42 (1939) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 6
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
1 1 0 0 0 4
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 3
Recent <=20 Years 3
Presence:
Presumed Extant 6
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
San Luis Obispo (SLO)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Morro Bay South (3512037)
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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