San Gabriel manzanita
Critically Imperiled (NatureServe)
It is a member of the California montane chaparral and woodlands plant community.
This is a shrub growing to heights between one and two meters. It has an erect form with a large, spherical burl. Leaves are bright green, shiny, and mostly hairless. They are 2 to 4 centimeters long with smooth edges. The shrub blooms in dense inflorescences of urn-shaped manzanita flowers. The fruit is a rounded red drupe up to 14 millimeters wide.
- Jepson Manual Treatment — Arctostaphylos gabrielensis
- USDA Plants Profile: Arctostaphylos gabrielensis
- Arctostaphylos gabrielensis — U.C. Photo gallery
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