Category: Native Plant Database

  • Arctostaphylos varieties – Manzanita

    Arctostaphylos varieties – Manzanita

    Distribution and Habitat Various species grow on dry slopes in Coastal Ranges and Chaparral and is usually found below 5,000 feet elevation in most of California. There are forty-three species of Manzanita throughout California and most of these were used as food sources by natives. Description of Plant Manzanita grows in dense thickets 2-4 meters…