Species Details

Calandrinia breweri

Brewer's calandrinia

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Scientific Name:
Calandrinia breweri Wats.
Common Name:
Brewer's calandrinia
Family: Montiaceae
Element Code: PDPOR01020
USDA Plants Symbol: CABR3
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: (Jan)Mar-Jun
10 - 1220 meters
35 - 4005 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Coastal scrub
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Burned areas
  • Disturbed areas
  • Loam (sometimes)
  • Sandy (sometimes)
Potentially threatened by development. Possibly threatened by fire suppression and road maintenance. Plant appears to be widely scattered but uncommon everywhere, and most collections are old; needs field surveys. See Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 11:124 (1876) for original description.
Total Occurrences: 0
Element Occurrence Ranks:
0 0 0 0 0 0
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presumed Extant 0
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Baja California (BA), California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Contra Costa (CCA), El Dorado (ELD), Los Angeles (LAX), Marin (MRN), Mariposa (MPA), Monterey (MNT), Napa (NAP), Orange (ORA), Riverside (RIV), San Diego (SDG), San Luis Obispo (SLO), San Mateo (SMT), Santa Barbara (SBA), Santa Clara (SCL), Santa Cruz (SCR), Sonoma (SON), Ventura (VEN)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Aetna Springs (3812264), Alpine (3211677), Antioch South (3712187), Barrett Lake (3211666), Bear Canyon (3612113), Big Basin (3712222), Black Star Canyon (3311776), Bolinas (3712286), Calabasas (3411826), Cape San Martin (3512184), Clarksville (3812161), Clayton (3712188), Coulterville (3712062), Cupertino (3712231), Davenport (3712212), Dulzura (3211667), El Cajon (3211678), Goleta (3411947), Hornitos (3712052), Jamul Mountains (3211668), Kenwood (3812245), Laurel (3712118), Loma Prieta (3712117), Los Gatos (3712128), Mark West Springs (3812256), Matilija (3411943), Mindego Hill (3712232), Mt. Carmel (3612147), Mt. George (3812232), Napa (3812233), Palo Alto (3712242), Partington Ridge (3612126), Pismo Beach (3512026), Point Dume (3411817), Poway (3211781), Rancho Santa Fe (3311712), Rodriquez Mtn. (3311628), Salinas (3612166), San Pasqual (3311618), San Rafael (3712285), Santa Margarita (3512045), Santa Rosa Island North (3312081), Santa Teresa Hills (3712127), Santa Ynez (3412051), Seaside (3612157), Shingle Springs (3812068), Sonoma (3812234), Surf (3412065), Tassajara (3712177), Thousand Oaks (3411827), Topanga (3411815), Vail Lake (3311648), Valley Center (3311721), Villa Creek (3512174), Woodside (3712243)
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.


Presumed Extant
Counties   Quads