Arctostaphylos purissima
Common Name: La Purisima manzanita
Family: Ericaceae
Element Code: PDERI041A0
Full Name: Arctostaphylos purissima Wells

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Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 10
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    3 3 1 0 0 3
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    9 1
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    10 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • Threatened by urbanization, habitat conversion, and oil extraction. See Madroño 19:195 (1968) 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: 1988-01-01
  • Last Update: 2010-03-15
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 60 - 390 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • States: California
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Santa Barbara (SBA)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Sacate (145A) 34120D3,  Point Conception (145B) 34120D4,  Los Alamos (170A) 34120F3,  Lompoc (170B) 34120F4,  Lompoc Hills (170C) 34120E4,  Santa Rosa Hills (170D) 34120E3,  Surf (171A) 34120F5,  Orcutt (195C) 34120G4,  Sisquoc (195D) 34120G3,  Point Sal (196B) 34120H6,  Casmalia (196D) 34120G5
  • 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 40
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 ].

34120D3=Sacate (145A) 34120D3;34120D4=Point Conception (145B) 34120D4;34120F3=Los Alamos (170A) 34120F3;34120F4=Lompoc (170B) 34120F4;34120E4=Lompoc Hills (170C) 34120E4;34120E3=Santa Rosa Hills (170D) 34120E3;34120F5=Surf (171A) 34120F5;34120G4=Orcutt (195C) 34120G4;34120G3=Sisquoc (195D) 34120G3;34120H6=Point Sal (196B) 34120H6;34120G5=Casmalia (196D) 34120G5