Critically Imperiled Plant Profile
(Not Listed or Proposed under the Endangered Species Act)

Arctostaphylos gabrielensis.
Distinguishing features of Arctostaphylos gabrielensis include bright green, shiny leaves and non-glandular fruits. Photo by David Graber.

The basal burl of Arctostaphylos gabrielensis.
The basal burl of this species allows it to survive wildfire and resprout if the aboveground parts are killed. Photo by David Graber.

Arctostaphylos gabrielensis seedlings.
Arctostaphylos gabrielensis seedlings. Photo by David Graber.

Arctostaphylos gabrielensis.
Arctostaphylos gabrielensis. Photo by David Graber.

Arctostaphylos gabrielensis range map.
Arctostaphylos gabrielensis range map.

Arctostaphylos gabrielensis, San Gabriel manzanita

Threats

  • Arctostaphylos gabrielensis is known only from the Mill Creek Summit divide in the San Gabriel Mountains in Los Angeles County
  • NatureServe has not assessed threats yet

Conservation Status

National Forest and Grassland Occurrence

More Information

  • PLANTS Profile - Arctostaphylos gabrielensis, San Gabriel manzanita
  • Allan, G.J., Mistretta, O., Tommerup, M., Blassey, K.; Brown, W.J., Jr. 1995. A field guide to the rare plants of the Angeles National Forest. USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Region, Angeles National Forest, in cooperation with Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. 153p.