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59. Arctostaphylos bakeri Eastwood, Leafl. W. Bot. 1: 115. 1934.

Baker’s manzanita

Arctostaphylos stanfordiana subsp. bakeri (Eastwood) J. E. Adams

Shrubs, erect, 1-3 m; burl absent; twigs densely glandular-hairy, puberulent, or finely tomentose with sessile glands. Leaves: petiole 3-8 mm; blade dark green, not glaucous, dull, oblong-ovate to orbiculate-ovate, 2.5-3 × 1.5-2 cm, base usually cuneate, sometimes truncate to rounded, margins entire, plane, surfaces papillate, glandular-hispidulous. Inflorescences panicles, 2-5-branched; immature inflorescence pendent, branches spreading, axis 1-2 cm, 1+ mm diam., finely glandular-hairy, puberulent, or finely tomentose; bracts not fully appressed, scalelike, deltate to awl-like, 2-4 mm, apex acute, surfaces finely glandular-hairy, puberulent, or finely tomentose. Pedicels 3-5 mm, glabrous. Flowers: corolla white, conic to urceolate; ovary glabrous. Fruits depressed-globose, 8-10 mm diam., glabrous. Stones distinct.

Subspecies 2 (2 in the flora): California.

1 Twigs, petioles, rachises, and bracts glandular-hairy; immature inflorescence axes 1-1.5 cm.   59a Arctostaphylos bakeri subsp. bakeri
+ Twigs, petioles, rachises, and bracts eglandular-hairy, with sessile glands beneath; immature inflorescence axes 1.5-2 cm.   59b Arctostaphylos bakeri subsp. sublaevis

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