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Botanical Name: Arctostaphylos luciana
Common Name: Santa Lucia Manzanita
- A rare manzanita with whitish-green leaves and characteristic dark bark. Endangered in a portion of its range. Endemic to California. Clusters of white urn-shaped flowers attract hummingbirds in winter and early spring.
- Plant Family: Ericaceae
- Plant Type: Shrub
- Height by Width: 6-15' H
- Growth Habit: Upright, tree-like
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
- Growth Rate: Slow
- Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
- Soil Preference: Well-draining
- Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
- Cold Hardy to: 2100'
- Flower Season: Winter/Spring
- Flower Color: White
- Endangered?: List 1B/ RED2-2-3
- Distribution: Santa Lucia Mountains
- Natural Habitat: Shale outcrops, chaparral, cismontane woodland. Elevation: 1500-2100'
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