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Definition of the noun manzanita

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noun - plural: manzanitas

  1. chiefly evergreen shrubs of warm dry areas of western North America
  2. evergreen tree of the Pacific coast of North America having glossy leathery leaves and orange-red edible berries; wood used for furniture and bark for tanning
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • scientific name: Arbutus menziesii
    • synonyms of manzanita: madrona / madrono
    • more generic word: arbutus = any of several evergreen shrubs of the genus Arbutus of temperate Europe and America

Alternative definition of the noun manzanita


  1. Any evergreen shrub or tree of the subgenus Manzanita of the genus Arctostaphylos, having smooth red or orange bark and stiff, twisting branches.


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  10. Hoary Manzanita
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Printed books with definitions for Manzanita

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Google previewSierra Nevada National Forest (N.F.), Managing California Spotted Owl Habitat in the Sierra Nevada National Forests of California, an Ecosystem Approach (1995)

Environmental Impact Statement

Greenleaf manzanita is a common evergreen shrub in the mixed-conifer, ponderosa pine and hardwood, and red fir forest types. it is generally found on open, dry, well-drained sites with a history of frequent fire (Zimmerman 1991). It not only ...

Google previewNorth Sonoma County Agricultural Reuse Project (2007)

Environmental Impact Statement

Baker's manzanita is a state-listed Rare species and a CNPS List 1B species. It is an evergreen shrub species occurring ...

Google previewBackcountry Adventures Southern California (2006)

The Ultimate Guide to the Backcountry for Anyone with a Sport Utility Vehicle by Peter Massey, Jeanne Wilson

California juniper berries Manzanita Manzanita is a California peculiarity. There are about 40 species of this native shrub, mainly found in the north of the ...

Google previewNative Trees, Shrubs, & Vines (2002)

A Guide to Using, Growing, and Propagating North American Woody Plants by William Cullina

width 3-8 feet color: White; blooms in late winter to early spring Eastwood manzanita is a wide-ranging and variable species complex with six to eight named varieties. The typical form has tightly congested glossy, vibrant green leaves, white ...

Google previewUnion Oil Project/Exxon Project Shamrock and Central Santa Maria Basin Area Study (1985)

Environmental Impact Statement

Shagbark Manzanita is a federal candidate species ( Category ...

Google previewGolden Gate National Recreation Area (N.R.A.), Dog Management Plan (2011)

Environmental Impact Statement

The Presidio manzanita is a self-fertile plant, which means the plants can pollinate themselves and produce viable offspring. The management of this species is guided by the Recovery Plan for Coastal Plants of the Northern San Francisco ...

Google previewSource Book in Anthropology (1920)

by Alfred Louis Kroeber, Thomas Talbot Waterman

Manzanita is a Spanish word, the diminutive of "manzana," meaning "little apple." The fruit is much enjoyed by the Coahuillas and is called ta-tu-ka. It is eaten raw and is also dried, pounded into a flour, and mixed with water. The sumac (Rhus ...

Google previewMilitary Family Housing in the San Diego Region (2004)

Environmental Impact Statement

crassifolia USFWS status: CNPS rating: Natural History: Distribution: Habitat: Comments: Endangered List 1B, 3-3-2 Del Mar manzanita is a low, prostrate, woody evergreen shrub that produces a basal burl.

Google previewLake Tahoe Basin, Heavenly Ski Resort Master Plan, Regional Plan for the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, Douglas County [NV], El Dorado County [CA], Alpine County [CA] (1996)

Environmental Impact Statement

Greenleaf manzanita is a stump sprouter that often occurs in the post-fire successional stage in burned conifer forest associations. The Mountain Whitethom association is a dense thicket of various chaparral species dominated by mountain ...

Google previewStanislaus River Projects (2005)

Environmental Impact Statement

lone Manzanita and Greene's Tuctoria lone manzanita is an evergreen shrub that grows at elevations from about 180 feet to about 1,600 feet in elevation at the eastern edge of ...

Google previewAmerican Plants (1908)

Manzanita is a Spanish name, the diminutive of manzana (apple), hence means a "little apple." The name is generally applied to all the species of Arctostaphylos, and a writer in Mee- han's Monthly (3:85) uses the name Ar- batus Menziesii.

Google previewBlack & Decker 24 Weekend Projects for Pets (2007)

Dog Houses, Cat Trees, Rabbit Hutches & More by David Griffin

Manzanita is a specialty wood sold at pet shops for its premium perch-making qualities. Pressure-treated lumber is usually a variety of pine and has chemically enhanced resistance to rot and infestation. METAL FABRICS Galvanized hardware ...

Google previewSerpentine Geoecology of Western North America (2006)

Geology, Soils, and Vegetation by Earl B. Alexander, Robert G. Coleman, Todd Keeler-Wolfe, Susan P. Harrison

Coast white-leaf manzanita is an obligate seeder and tends to occur as widely spaced individuals in stands with <50% shrub cover. Throughout much of the serpentine of the Middle and Inner Northern California Coast Ranges it occupies the ...

Google previewExotic Animal Care and Management (2016)

Biology, Zoology by CTI Reviews

Manzanita: Manzanita is a common name for many species of the genus Arctostaphylos. They are evergreen shrubs or small trees present in the chaparral biome of western North America, where they occur from southern British Columbia, ...

Google previewBiology, Today and Tomorrow Without Physiology (2016)

Biology, Biology by CTI Reviews

Manzanita is a common name for many species of the genus Arctostaphylos. They are evergreen shrubs or small trees present in the chaparral biome of western North America, where they occur from southern British Columbia and ...

Google previewU.S. National Forest Campground Guide, Southwestern Region (2000)

by Fred Dow, Suzanne Dow

Manzanita is the first campground reached in the Recreation Area. It is a single loop, with some grass, located next to Oak Creek with some sites overlooking the creek. The area is wooded with Ponderosa, Gambel oak, Ash maple and several ...

Google previewDeer in My Garden (2009)

Groundcovers & Edgers by Carolyn Singer

SEASONAL INTEREST Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Creeping manzanita is an attractive evergreen ...

Google previewEverything You Wanted to Know about Sedona in a Nutshell (1998)

by Tom Dongo

Manzanita is a shrub that grows from four to ten feet tall and has an iron-stiff trunk and limbs. Pinyon Pine: The pinyon pine cone is where almond-flavored pinyon nuts come from. Pinyon pine nuts were another staple food of Indian tribes living ...

Google previewLassen Volcanic National Park (2016)

Your Complete Hiking Guide by Mike White

Pinemat manzanita is the low-growing shrub below the ...

Google previewThe Cockatiel Handbook (2010)

by Mary Gorman

Manzanita is a shrub or small tree that is native to western North America. lt's extremely hard and quite resistant to small, chewing beaks. It's usually sold with hardware attached, and its twisting, angled branches make it visually Perches that ...

Google previewInsiders' GuideĀ® to the Oregon Coast (2009)

by Lizann Dunegan

Manzanita/Neah Kah Nie Manzanita is a peaceful town off the highway that is mostly residential with some tourist business. We can't say enough good things about this friendly, quiet community. The beach stretches from the base of ...

Google previewPacific Boating Almanac 2004 (2004)

Pacific Northwest : Covers Oregon and the Columbia River, Washington Coast, Puget Sound, San Juan Islands and British Columbia Up Through Vancouver is by Peter L. Griffes

MANZANITA is a settlement on the W side of Bainbridge Island in a small cove about 2 miles S from Agate Passage. MANZANITA BAY, S of the town, affords an excellent anchorage for small craft in 27', mud bottom. There are several ...

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Manzanita Meaning

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Scrabble value of M3A1N1Z10A1N1I1T1A1

The value of this 9-letter word is 20 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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