Arctostaphylos viscida

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Botanical Name: Arctostaphylos viscida
Common Name: Sticky Whiteleaf Manzanita

Flowers attract hummingbirds.

Plant Family: Ericaceae

Plant Type: Shrub

Height by Width: 6-10' H x 3-8' W

Growth Habit: Shrub, tree-like

Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen

Growth Rate: Slow

Sun Exposure: Coast: full sun; Inland: part sun

Soil Preference: Well-draining, acidic

Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional

Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F

Flower Season: Winter/Spring

Flower Color: White

Endangered? Not Listed

Distribution: Northwestern CA, Cascade Range Foothills, Sierra Nevada

Natural Habitat: Rocky slopes, woodland, chaparral, coniferous forests. Elevation: 500' - 4500'.

Hummingbirds: TRUE
Birds: TRUE
Under Oaks: FALSE
Butterflies: TRUE
Aromatic: FALSE
Slope/Erosion: FALSE
Container: FALSE

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