Latin name: Arctostaphylos pringlei C. Parry ssp. drupacea (C. Parry) P. Wells
Pronunciation: ark-toe-STAF-i-los PRING-glee-eye droo-PAY-see-a
Common name: Pink-bracted manzanita
Family: Ericaceae (Heath)
Habitat: Dry slopes in chaparral and yellow pine forest, 4000'-7500', San Bernardino and San Jacinto Mountains to Baja
Blooming period: February to April
Name derivations: 1) Arctostaphylos 2) pringlei 3) drupacea