Arctostaphylos glutinosa facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsArctostaphylos glutinosa
|Leaves of A. glutinosa (lower and upper views)|
Arctostaphylos glutinosa is a species of manzanita known by the common name Schreiber's manzanita. It is endemic to Santa Cruz County, California, where it is known from only a few occurrences on the western slopes of the Santa Cruz Mountains. It grows in the chaparral of the limestone and diatomaceous shale ridges on the coastline.
This is a bristly, glandular shrub reaching heights between 1 and 2 meters. The leaves are greenish gray, densely packed and clasping on the branches. They are up to 5 centimeters long, dull in texture and fuzzy to woolly, with mostly smooth edges except for some teeth near the bases.
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