CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record arctostaphylos_purissima - Sun, Nov. 28, 2021 01:36 ET c
Arctostaphylos purissima
common nameLa Purisima manzanita
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life form evergreen shrub
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.1
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.1: Seriously endangered in California
state rank
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G2     G2: 6-20 occurrences OR 1,000-3,000 individuals OR 2,000-10,000 acres
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (14):
Sacate (145A) 3412043, Point Conception (145B) 3412044, Solvang (169C) 3412052, Los Alamos (170A) 3412063, Lompoc (170B) 3412064, Lompoc Hills (170C) 3412054, Santa Rosa Hills (170D) 3412053, Surf (171A) 3412065, Tranquillon Mountain (171D) 3412055, Orcutt (195C) 3412074, Sisquoc (195D) 3412073, Guadalupe (196A) 3412085, Point Sal (196B) 3412086, Casmalia (196D) 3412075
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Santa Barbara (SBA)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chaparral (Chprl)(sandy)
•Coastal scrub (CoScr)
blooming period Nov-May  
elevation range60 - 390 meters
Threatened by urbanization, habitat conversion, and oil extraction. See Madroņo 19:195 (1968) for original description.
full nameArctostaphylos purissima Wells
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  ARPU10 Element Code  PDERI041A0
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Sun, Nov. 28, 2021 from

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