Species Details

Hosackia crassifolia var. otayensis

Otay Mountain lotus

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Photo of Hosackia crassifolia var. otayensis
© 2020 Keir Morse
Photo of Hosackia crassifolia var. otayensis
© 2010 Anna Bennett
Photo of Hosackia crassifolia var. otayensis
© 2020 Keir Morse
Scientific Name:
Hosackia crassifolia Benth. var. otayensis (Moran ex Isely) Brouillet
Common Name:
Otay Mountain lotus
Family: Fabaceae
Element Code: PDFAB2A092
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5T1
State Rank:
S1
Other Status: BLM_S; SB_CalBG/RSABG; SB_CRES
CRPR Changes:
Add Date: 1984-01-01
Date Edited: 2022-01-05
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: May-Aug
Elevation:
380 - 1005 meters
1245 - 3295 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral (metavolcanic, often disturbed areas)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known in CA only from Otay Mtn., and from one occurrence in BA. Threatened by road maintenance. See Brittonia 30(4):466-467 (1978) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 3
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 3
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 3
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 3
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Baja California (BA), California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
San Diego (SDG)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Dulzura (3211667), Otay Mesa (3211658), Otay Mountain (3211657)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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Presumed Extant
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