Pointleaf manzanita

Arctostaphylos pungens

plant type:
shrub
lifecycle:
perennial
growing season:
warm
cool
cover:
NA

Soil

Acceptable Soil Types:
Loam
Sand
Gravel
Acceptable Soil conditions:
AcidicAlkalineMetalSaltCaliche

Location

Min elevation:
950
Max elevation:
8695
Counties: 
Apache
Cochise
Coconino
Gila
Graham
Maricopa
Mohave
Navajo
Pima
Santa Cruz
Yavapai

Reproduction & Growth

Growth rate: 
NA
Germination Overall: 
NA
Germination rate: 
NA
Germination Requirements: 
Fire
Reproduction: 
NA
Establishment: 
NA

Ecological

Best Suited for these Site conditions:
ColdDisturbanceFireFloodingLow lightRiparian
Best Suited for these Management goals:
Tortoise habitatDrought resilienceErosion controlForage productionPollinator habitatIncreased soil healthWeed managementWildlife habitat

Additional Information

Commercial availability:
Commonly available
NOTES:
NA
Citations:
Eliyahu et al. 2015, Conrad 1987, Harris 1899