Taxon: Arctostaphylos patula Greene

Genus: Arctostaphylos
Family: Ericaceae
  Subfamily: Arbutoideae
Nomen number: 316560
Place of publication: Pittonia 2:171. 1891
Name Verified on: 27-Apr-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Mar-2009
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 8 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • green-leaf manzanita  (Source: F Utah ed2) - English

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja Norte
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Nevada


  • Englert, J. M. et al. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Hitchcock, C. L. & A. Cronquist Flora of the Pacific Northwest: an illustrated manual. 1973 (Man Pacif NW)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. 1993 (F Utah ed2)
  • Wiggins, I. L. Flora of Baja California. 1980 (F Baja)


Check other web resources for Arctostaphylos patula Greene :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Arctostaphylos patula cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.


  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image