Species Details

Arctostaphylos pechoensis

Pecho manzanita

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Scientific Name:
Arctostaphylos pechoensis Dudl.
Common Name:
Pecho manzanita
Family: Ericaceae
Element Code: PDERI04140
USDA Plants Symbol: ARPE5
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial evergreen shrub
Blooming Period: Nov-Mar
Elevation:
125 - 850 meters
410 - 2790 feet
General Habitat:
  • Closed-cone coniferous forest
  • Chaparral
  • Coastal scrub
General Micro Habitat: siliceous shale
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known only from Pecho Hills area. Threatened by urbanization. See North American Flora 29:98 (1914) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 16
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 1 0 0 15
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 10
Recent <=20 Years 6
Presence:
Presumed Extant 16
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)
Lopez Mtn. (3512035)?, Morro Bay South (3512037), Pismo Beach (3512026), Port San Luis (3512027), San Luis Obispo (3512036)
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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