Species Details

Erythranthe rhodopetra

Red Rock Canyon monkeyflower

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Scientific Name:
Erythranthe rhodopetra N.S. Fraga
Common Name:
Red Rock Canyon monkeyflower
Family: Phrymaceae
Element Code: PDPHR01040
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G1
State Rank:
S1
Other Status: BLM_S; SB_CalBG/RSABG
CRPR Changes:
added to 1B.1 on 2013-07-08
Add Date: 2013-07-08
Date Edited: 2021-12-09
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Mar-Apr
Elevation:
610 - 915 meters
2000 - 3000 feet
General Habitat:
  • Mojavean desert scrub
General Micro Habitat: canyon washes
Micro Habitat:
  • Sandy
  • Washes
Notes:
Known only from the El Paso Mtns. Many occurrences historical; need field surveys. Possibly threatened by mining, vehicles, recreational activities, foot traffic, and non-native plants. Previously identified as, and similar to, E. palmeri. Not in TJM 2. See Aliso 30(1):49-68 (2012) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
References:
Total Occurrences: 6
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 6
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 2
Recent <=20 Years 4
Presence:
Presumed Extant 6
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Kern (KRN)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Cantil (3511738), El Paso Peaks (3511746), Johannesburg (3511736), Saltdale NW (3511748)
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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