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Manzanita natural hybrid

Arctostaphylos x media

Description:

Pink urn-shaped flowers. Waxy grayish-green leaves. Woody shrub with shredding reddish-brown bark. Ground cover, up to three feet tall (as this specimen).

Habitat:

Dry sunny slopes and rocky outcrops. Cascades west to coast in Washington and Oregon.

Notes:

This shrub is a fairly uncommon natural hybrid between Hairy Manzanita (Arctostaphylos columbiana) and Kinnickinick (Arctostphylos uva-ursi). Cultivars are occasionally available in the nursery trade.

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2 Comments

Brian38
Brian38 4 months ago

Welcome to Project Noah tgdieterich!

Single D
Single D 4 months ago

Hope that you enjoy the site as much as I do .

tgdieterich
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Portland, Oregon, United States

Spotted on Apr 4, 2020
Submitted on Jan 14, 2022

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