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Monterey Pine Manzanita
Arctostaphylos hookeri

Location: 3rd. St.
Park: Niles Community Park
District: Niles
Native to: California
Tree type: flowering
Leaf retention: evergreen

Comments: Evergreen broadleaf tree native to coastal California. Manzanita is low growing with distinctive red stems, waxy green leaves and small white flowers. The dark purple berry of this plant is edible. It is part of California's chaparral plant community. The plant is drought tolerant.

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