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Nissenan Manzanita (Arctostaphylos nissenana)

  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Ericaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 154143
  • Lifeform: Shrub
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 12/05/2022

Where is Nissenan Manzanita (Arctostaphylos nissenana) located in the wild?

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Nissenan Manzanita can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Nissenan Manzanita (Arctostaphylos nissenana)?

CPC's Plant Sponsorship Program provides long term stewardship of rare plants in our National Collection. We are so grateful for all our donors who have made the Plant Sponsorship Program so successful. We are in the process of acknowledging all our wonderful plant sponsorship donors on our website. This is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.

Conservation Actions

Tina Stanley
  • 12/05/2022
  • Seed Collection Orthodox Seed Banking

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden collected this species from the wild in June, 2022, and holds it in seed collection as part of the California Plant Rescue seed banking initiative.

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Taxon Arctostaphylos nissenana
Authority Merriam
Family Ericaceae
CPC Number 47042
ITIS 23504
Duration Perennial
Common Names Nissenan Manzanita
Associated Scientific Names Arctostaphylos nissenana | Arctostaphylos nisseniana
State Rank
State State Rank
California S1
Ecological Relationships


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