Species Details

Chloropyron tecopense

Tecopa bird's-beak

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Scientific Name:
Chloropyron tecopense (Munz & J.C. Roos) Tank & J.M. Egger
Common Name:
Tecopa bird's-beak
Family: Orobanchaceae
Element Code: PDSCR0J0Q0
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: annual herb (hemiparasitic)
Blooming Period: Jul-Oct
Elevation:
60 - 900 meters
195 - 2955 feet
General Habitat:
  • Mojavean desert scrub
  • Meadows and seeps
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Alkaline
  • Mesic
Notes:
Known in CA from approximately five occurrences. Possibly threatened by hydrological alterations. Threatened in NV. See Aliso 3(2):111-129 (1955) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
References:
Total Occurrences: 6
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 3 1 0 0 2
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 1
Recent <=20 Years 5
Presence:
Presumed Extant 6
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Nevada (NV)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Inyo (INY), San Bernardino (SBD)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Bole Spring (3611633)*, Old Ibex Pass (3511664), Resting Spring (3511682), Shoshone (3511683), Tecopa (3511672)
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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