Arctostaphylos regismontana
Common Name: Kings Mountain manzanita
Family: Ericaceae
Element Code: PDERI041C0
Full Name: Arctostaphylos regismontana Eastw.

2006 Joseph Dougherty/
Biology Glossary
  • Lifeform: perennial evergreen shrub
  • Blooming Period: December - April
  • Habitat: granitic or sandstone.
    • Broadleafed upland forest
    • Chaparral
    • North Coast coniferous forest
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 17
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    1 1 2 3 0 10
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    5 12
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    17 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • Plants north of Big Basin in SCR Co. (408B) look intermediate; identification uncertain. Threatened by urbanization. Not regenerating well. See Leaflets of Western Botany 1:77 (1933) for original description.
  • To submit rare plant observation data, use the CNDDB field survey form. Please see also the CNPS Rare Plant Data page.
  • Date Added: 1994-01-01
  • Last Update: 2010-03-15
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 305 - 730 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • States: California
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Santa Clara (SCL),  Santa Cruz (SCR) ?,  San Mateo (SMT)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Watsonville East (386B) 36121H6,  Big Basin (408B)? 37122B2,  Palo Alto (428B) 37122D2,  Mindego Hill (428C) 37122C2,  Woodside (429A) 37122D3,  La Honda (429D) 37122C3,  Montara Mountain (448C) 37122E4
  • Notes:
      Definitions of codes preceding a county and/or quad:
      * Presumed extirpated
      ? Uncertain about distribution or identity
      ?* Uncertain about distribution, but presumed extirpated if once present
      (?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
      Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable.
Presumed Extant Presumed Extirpated or Unknown 1572
Links to Leading Resources of Taxon Information
Suggested Citation
CNPS, Rare Plant Program. . Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v8-02). California Native Plant Society, Sacramento, CA. Website [accessed ].

36121H6=Watsonville East (386B) 36121H6;37122B2=Big Basin (408B)? 37122B2;37122D2=Palo Alto (428B) 37122D2;37122C2=Mindego Hill (428C) 37122C2;37122D3=Woodside (429A) 37122D3;37122C3=La Honda (429D) 37122C3;37122E4=Montara Mountain (448C) 37122E4