Del Mar Manzanita Burl

Del Mar Manzanita Burl -- Manchester Preserve, Encinitas, California, United States

Del Mar Manzanita Burl — Manchester Preserve, Encinitas, CA. June 2015.

Arctostaphylos glandulosa ssp. crassifolia, or by their common name Del Mar Manzanita and Costa Baja manzanita, is a rare member of the Eastwood Manzanitas that only grows in the coastal areas of San Diego and Baja California (Mexico).

The burl here is the darker part around the bottom of the trunk. The plant will resprout from it if it gets destroyed in a wildfire.

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