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Some kind of manzanita, to be sure, but which one? This little cluster was about 3-4 cm across, observed in coastal scrub.

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Manzanitas - Photo (c) Steve Kembel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
kueda's ID: Manzanitas (Genus Arctostaphylos)
Posted by kueda over 7 years ago (Flag)
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seankani's ID: Hooker's manzanita (Arctostaphylos hookeri ssp. hookeri)
Posted by seankani over 3 years ago (Flag)
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Thanks for the ID, but this was on a bush/tree that was at least head-high, and I believe A. hookeri is a low-lying shrub that doesn't occur in San Mateo county, at least according to CalFlora. I didn't really know much about IDing manzanita when I took this, so I failed to capture leaf details, or any sense of how long the pedicel was. These days I try to be more diligent.

Posted by kueda over 3 years ago (Flag)
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Manzanitas - Photo (c) Steve Kembel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
charlie's ID: Manzanitas (Genus Arctostaphylos)
Posted by charlie over 3 years ago (Flag)
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yeah, i doubt you can ID it to species with just flowers (like you can with many species). If I had to guess I'd say A. glandulosa, since I see some hairs on stems/leaves in the background, but that's definitely a low confidence guess so I don't want to mark it as my ID (maybe we need an option to mark down 'guesses'?)

Posted by charlie over 3 years ago (Flag)
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Manzanitas - Photo (c) Steve Kembel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
microm's ID: Manzanitas (Genus Arctostaphylos)
Posted by microm over 2 years ago (Flag)
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lugefool's ID: Hooker's manzanita (Arctostaphylos hookeri ssp. hookeri)
Posted by lugefool over 1 year ago (Flag)
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Manzanitas - Photo (c) Steve Kembel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
kueda's ID: Manzanitas (Genus Arctostaphylos)
Manzanitas - Photo (c) Steve Kembel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Community ID: Manzanitas (Genus Arctostaphylos)
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seankani's ID: Hooker's manzanita (Arctostaphylos hookeri ssp. hookeri)
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