Species Details

Ayenia compacta

California ayenia

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CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G4
State Rank:
Other Status: SB_CalBG/RSABG
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.3 to 2B.3 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-08-25
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Mar-Apr
150 - 1095 meters
490 - 3595 feet
General Habitat:
  • Mojavean desert scrub
  • Sonoran desert scrub
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Rocky
Total Occurrences: 74
Element Occurrence Ranks:
2 3 0 0 0 69
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 35
Recent <=20 Years 39
Presumed Extant 74
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Arizona (AZ), Baja California (BA), California (CA), Sonora, Mexico (SO)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Imperial (IMP), Riverside (RIV), San Bernardino (SBD), San Diego (SDG)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Agua Caliente Springs (3211683), Borrego Palm Canyon (3311634), Borrego Sink (3311623), Clark Lake NE (3311643), Cottonwood Spring (3311567), Desert Center (3311564), Earthquake Valley (3311614), Fountain Peak (3411585), Hayfield (3311566), Martinez Mtn. (3311653), Monument Peak (3211684), Oasis (3311641), Palm Springs (3311675), Palm View Peak (3311665), Queen Mtn. (3411611), Ranchita (3311625), Rancho Mirage (3311664), Red Cloud Canyon (3311554), Sombrero Peak (3211673), Sweeney Pass (3211672), Toro Peak (3311654), Tubb Canyon (3311624), Whale Peak (3311613), Wildomar (3311753)
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