Common in low to subalpine elevations, this manzanita grows on rocky sites, in open woods, and on slopes. The leaves are pointed and the plants form large mounds. This is subspecies nevadensis.
Location: Ricksecker Point, Mount Rainier National Park
Date: June 11, 2014
In this photograph, Pinemat Manzanita (on the left) grows alongside Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Kinnikinnick).
Location: Backbone Ridge, Mount Rainier National Park
Date: June 22, 2014