Redwoods and manzanitas are protected species in California, and, believe it or not, manzanita is more protected than redwood. You actually cannot own a branch of manzanita.
You can't even remove it if it's on your own property. I'm sure no one cares, but why don't you take a protected species off some land in Nevada. I'm sure they don't care either.
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