CPC Plant Profile: Morro Manzanita
Search / Plant Profile / Arctostaphylos morroensis
Plant Profile

Morro Manzanita (Arctostaphylos morroensis)

Description
  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: Federally Threatened
  • Family: Ericaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 139178
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 01/17/2019

perennial shrub

Participating Institutions
Updates
  • 01/01/2010

development utility construction tar sand mining diversion of water from seeps cattle grazing competition with alien plants recreational activities possibly dredging of Morro Bay

  • 01/01/2010

total number of individuals was recently estimated to be 2,000; occurs around Morro Bay. Depending on methods used, population estimates from 1992 range from 86,000 to 153,000 individuals

Be the first to post an update!

Photos
Nomenclature
Taxon Arctostaphylos morroensis
Authority Wies. & Schreib.
Family Ericaceae
CPC Number 230
ITIS 23501
USDA ARMO2
Common Names Morro Manzanita
Associated Scientific Names Arctostaphylos morroensis
Distribution NA
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Habitat

coastal maritime chaparral oak woodland plant communities

Ecological Relationships

Pollinators
Common Name Name in Text Association Type Source InteractionID

Donate to CPC to Save this Species

Fall fundraising drive has begun! We're looking for 2,500 people to protect our planet. With you by our side, we will build a future where people live in harmony with nature. Come help and become a CPC donor today.

Donate Today