Global Range: California endemic, Santa Catalina Island.
Comments: Chaparral; volcanic.
Habitat and Ecology
National NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded National Status Rank: N2 - Imperiled
NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded Global Status Rank: G2 - Imperiled
Reasons: Endemic to California, Arctostaphylos catalinae occurs only on Santa Catalina Island and is recovering vigorously after removal of most of the feral goats.
IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category
Red List Criteria
- Needs updating
Comments: No threates are reported by the California Native Plant Society (2001), however, feral goats were a problem in the past. The California Natural Diversity Database reports no threats as well (2003).
The leaves also have fine bristles. The dull, light green blades are up to 5 centimeters long by 3 wide. 
- California chaparral and woodlands — ecoregion.
- California coastal sage and chaparral — sub-ecoregion.
- Flora of the Channel Islands of California
- California Native Plant Society-CNPS Inventory Plant Detail: Arctostaphylos catalinae — Rare, threatened, or endangered flora in California.