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Arctostaphylos manzanita subsp. elegans
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Ericaceae
Genus: Arctostaphylos
Species:
Subspecies:
A. m. subsp. elegans
Trinomial name
Arctostaphylos manzanita subsp. elegans
(Jeps.) P.V.Wells
Synonyms
  • Arctostaphylos elegans Jeps.
  • Arctostaphylos manzanita var. elegans (Jeps.) L.D.Benson
  • Arctostaphylos pungens subsp. elegans (Jeps.) Roof
  • Uva-ursi elegans (Jeps.) A. Heller

Arctostaphylos manzanita subsp. elegans, also known as the Konocti manzanita, is a subspecies of the Common manzanita. It is endemic to California. It was originally described at the rank of species as Arctostaphylos elegans in 1893 by Willis Linn Jepson. It was reduced to a subspecies of Arctostaphylos manzanita by Philipp Vincent Wells in 1968.

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