Arctostaphylos parryana facts for kids
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Arctostaphylos parryana, with the common name Parry manzanita, is a species of manzanita.
Arctostaphylos parryana is an erect manzanita, standing on red-barked stems and reaching up to two meters in height. The leaves are bright green, generally oval in shape and pointed. The small pink-tinted white flowers are borne in densely bunched inflorescences. The fruit is a rounded drupe which contains two or more seeds which have fused into one body.
The fruit was a food of the Luiseño of Southern California.
This is a manzanita of chaparral and low-elevation coniferous forest ecosystems.
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