Found only in the Pecho Hills in San Luis Obispo County (CA), the Pecho Manzanita (Arctostaphylos pechoensis) can be found growing in coastal coniferous forests/chaparral. Preferring siliceous shale as its soil, they are known to grow between 2-5 m tall and produce white-pink clusters of urn-shaped blossoms through winter into early spring. In addition to being endemic to California, urbanization is also a threatening factor to A. pechoensis.
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