Characteristics Of Five San Gabriel Mountains Species Of Arctostaphylos: Location
Species habitat plant community elevation range specific locations gabrielensis rare endemic; rocky gneissic outcrops; chaparral with A. glauca and Pinus coulteri ?
San Gabriel Mountains: Mill Creek Summit glandulosa ssp. glaucomollis dry rocky slopes, ridges coniferous forest 2500-6000 feet
San Gabriel Mountains: Mt. Zion Trail, Mt. Wilson, Echo Mountain, San Dimas Canyon, Crystal Lake glauca common on dry, rocky slopes chaparral below 4500 feet
San Gabriel Mountains; Big Tujunga Canyon, Arroyo Seco, Mt. Lowe, Millard Canyon, San Francisquito Canyon, west fork of San Gabriel River, Tanbark Flats parryana dry, stony slopes chaparral, coniferous forest with Pinus jeffreyi 4000-7500 feet
San Gabriel Mountains; Mt. Gleason, Buckhorn, Islip Saddle, South Fork Rock Creek, Cortelyou Spring patula open, dry slopes coniferous forest 5000-9000 feet
San Gabriel Mountains; Mt. Baden-Powell, Mt. Baldy, Blue Ridge
We have begun a project to map the locations of these species. See Geographic Distribution of Arctostaphylos Species in the SGM.
- CalFlora database for Arctostaphylos in Los Angeles County
- James C. Hickman, Editor, The Jepson Manual, 1993
- Philip A. Munz, A Flora of Southern California, 1974
- Philip V. Wells, The Manzanitas of California: Also of Mexico and the World, c2000
Go to: Keys to Identifying Selected Plant Groups in the SGM
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