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Arctostaphylos glauca

Arctostaphylos glauca Lindl.

Arctostaphylos glauca Lindl. var. puberula J.T. Howell

Manzanita, Bigberry Manzanita

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderEricalesTea, persimmon, blueberry, Brazil nut, azalea, many others
FamilyEricaceaeHeath or heather family
GenusArctostaphylosFrom arkto, “bear,” and staphyle, “grape,” because bears like the berries
SpeciesglaucaGlaucous, from the Greek meaning “bluish-gray,” referring primarily to the leaves, and specifically to “bloom,” the fine, whitish powder that coats the leaves of certain plants

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Arctostaphylos glauca (Manzanita, Bigberry Manzanita)

5/3/2018 · Barker Dam, Joshua Tree National Park, CA
≈ 10 × 6" (24 × 16 cm)

Arctostaphylos glauca (Manzanita, Bigberry Manzanita)

4/29/2018 · Sandstone Quarry, Scenic Loop Road, Red Rock Canyon, NV
≈ 12 × 8" (31 × 20 cm) ID is uncertain

Arctostaphylos glauca description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 Oct 2018.

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Arctostaphylos glauca (Manzanita, Bigberry Manzanita)

5/3/2018 · Barker Dam, Joshua Tree National Park, CA
≈ 10 × 6" (24 × 16 cm)

Arctostaphylos glauca (Manzanita, Bigberry Manzanita)

5/3/2018 · Barker Dam, Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Arctostaphylos glauca (Manzanita, Bigberry Manzanita)

5/3/2018 · Barker Dam, Joshua Tree National Park, CA
≈ 12 × 8" (31 × 20 cm)

Arctostaphylos glauca (Manzanita, Bigberry Manzanita)

5/3/2018 · Barker Dam, Joshua Tree National Park, CA
≈ 12 × 8" (31 × 20 cm)

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