Manzanita Tree Information

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Manzanita grows in the following 4 states and provinces:

Colorado, Maine, New Mexico, Texas

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The Arbutus Texana is commonly known as the Lady Legs, Lady's Legs, Madrona, Madrone, Madrono, Manzanita, Naked Indian, Nuzu-ndu, Texas Arbutus, Texas Madrone as well as Texas Madrono.

The current scientific name of Texas madrone is Arbutus xalapensis Kunth (Ericaceae).

Texas madrone grows from the Edwards Plateau of south-central Texas to Trans-Pecos Texas and southeastern New Mexico . It occurs southward through Mexico into Guatemala .

Texas madrone is listed as a dominant or indicator in the following community type (cts) classification: Area Classification Authority TX: Brewster Co. general veg. cts Denyes 1956

Some of the information provided here is attributed to:Tirmenstein, D. A. 1990. Arbutus xalapensis. In: Fire Effects Information System, [Online]. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory (Producer). , available at the USDA Fire Effects Information System (FEIS) website