[Manzanitas: The Genus Arctostaphylos West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Sticky Whiteleaf Manzanita, White-leaved Manzanita, Whiteleaf Manzanita

Arctostaphylos viscida

Synonyms: Arctostaphylos pulchella, Arctostaphylos serpentinicola, Arctostaphylos viscida ssp. pulchella, Arctostaphylos viscida ssp. viscida

Inflorescence of Sticky Whiteleaf Manzanita, White-leaved Manzanita, Whiteleaf Manzanita: Arctostaphylos viscida (Synonyms: Arctostaphylos pulchella, Arctostaphylos serpentinicola, Arctostaphylos viscida ssp. pulchella, Arctostaphylos viscida ssp. viscida)

A close-up view of a flower cluster of white-leaved manzanita as seen along the trail to Upper Table Rock to the north of Medford, OR........April 4, 2009. Note the sticky, gland-tipped hairs on each of the pedicels.

Inflorescence of White-leaved Manzanita, Whiteleaf Manzanita: Arctostaphylos viscida (Synonym: Arctostaphylos pulchella) as seen in the Jacksonville Woodlands in Jacksonville, OR..................April 6, 2009. - Inflorescence of White-leaved Manzanita, Whiteleaf Manzanita: Arctostaphylos viscida (Synonym: Arctostaphylos pulchella) as seen in the Jacksonville Woodlands in Jacksonville, OR........April 6, 2009.

Inflorescence of White-leaved Manzanita, Whiteleaf Manzanita: Arctostaphylos viscida (Synonym: Arctostaphylos pulchella) - Whitish leaf of White-leaved Manzanita, Whiteleaf Manzanita: Arctostaphylos viscida (Synonym: Arctostaphylos pulchella)

Close-up views of an inflorescence and whitish leaf of white-leaved manzanita as seen in the Jacksonville Woodlands in Jacksonville, OR.........April 6, 2009.

White-leaved Manzanita, Whiteleaf Manzanita: Arctostaphylos viscida (Synonym: Arctostaphylos pulchella) - White-leaved Manzanita, Whiteleaf Manzanita: Arctostaphylos viscida (Synonym: Arctostaphylos pulchella)

White-leaved manzanita and their attractive, dark bark as seen in the Jacksonville Woodlands in Jacksonville, OR........April 6, 2009. Click each photo to see an enlarged view.

Leaves and flowers of White-leaved Manzanita, Whiteleaf Manzanita: Arctostaphylos viscida (Synonym: Arctostaphylos pulchella) - Sticky Whiteleaf Manzanita, White-leaved Manzanita, Whiteleaf Manzanita: Arctostaphylos viscida (Synonyms: Arctostaphylos pulchella, Arctostaphylos serpentinicola, Arctostaphylos viscida ssp. pulchella, Arctostaphylos viscida ssp. viscida)

A close-up of the leaves and flowers of white-leaved manzanita as seen at left along the trail to Upper Table Rock to the north of Medford, OR.........April 4, 2009. The photo at right shows white-leaved manzanita blooming at the Rough and Ready Botanical Wayside south of O'Brien, OR.....April 22, 2021.

White-leaved Manzanita, Whiteleaf Manzanita: Arctostaphylos viscida (Synonym: Arctostaphylos pulchella)

White-leaved manzanita as seen along the trail to Upper Table Rock to the north of Medford, OR........April 4, 2009.

Sticky Whiteleaf Manzanita, White-leaved Manzanita, Whiteleaf Manzanita: Arctostaphylos viscida (Synonyms: Arctostaphylos pulchella, Arctostaphylos serpentinicola, Arctostaphylos viscida ssp. pulchella, Arctostaphylos viscida ssp. viscida) - Sticky Whiteleaf Manzanita, White-leaved Manzanita, Whiteleaf Manzanita: Arctostaphylos viscida (Synonyms: Arctostaphylos pulchella, Arctostaphylos serpentinicola, Arctostaphylos viscida ssp. pulchella, Arctostaphylos viscida ssp. viscida)

White-leaved manzanita as seen at the Eight Dollar Mountain Botanical Wayside to the southwest of Selma, Oregon..........April 27, 2012.

Sticky Whiteleaf Manzanita, White-leaved Manzanita, Whiteleaf Manzanita: Arctostaphylos viscida (Synonyms: Arctostaphylos pulchella, Arctostaphylos serpentinicola, Arctostaphylos viscida ssp. pulchella, Arctostaphylos viscida ssp. viscida) - Sticky Whiteleaf Manzanita, White-leaved Manzanita, Whiteleaf Manzanita: Arctostaphylos viscida (Synonyms: Arctostaphylos pulchella, Arctostaphylos serpentinicola, Arctostaphylos viscida ssp. pulchella, Arctostaphylos viscida ssp. viscida) - Sticky Whiteleaf Manzanita, White-leaved Manzanita, Whiteleaf Manzanita: Arctostaphylos viscida (Synonyms: Arctostaphylos pulchella, Arctostaphylos serpentinicola, Arctostaphylos viscida ssp. pulchella, Arctostaphylos viscida ssp. viscida)

White-leaved manzanita blooming downhill about one and one-half miles from the upper, west end of the Tj Howell Botanical Drive, Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest......April 6, 2022. This species was being heavily used by moths and butterflies as a nectar source on this particular day.

Sticky Whiteleaf Manzanita, White-leaved Manzanita, Whiteleaf Manzanita: Arctostaphylos viscida (Synonyms: Arctostaphylos pulchella, Arctostaphylos serpentinicola, Arctostaphylos viscida ssp. pulchella, Arctostaphylos viscida ssp. viscida) - Sticky Whiteleaf Manzanita, White-leaved Manzanita, Whiteleaf Manzanita: Arctostaphylos viscida (Synonyms: Arctostaphylos pulchella, Arctostaphylos serpentinicola, Arctostaphylos viscida ssp. pulchella, Arctostaphylos viscida ssp. viscida)

White-leaved manzanita as seen at the Eight Dollar Mountain Botanical Wayside to the southwest of Selma, Oregon..........April 21, 2021.

Paul Slichter