Species Details

Erysimum teretifolium

Santa Cruz wallflower

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Scientific Name:
Erysimum teretifolium Eastw.
Common Name:
Santa Cruz wallflower
Family: Brassicaceae
Element Code: PDBRA160N0
USDA Plants Symbol: ERTE14
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Mar-Jul
Elevation:
120 - 610 meters
395 - 2000 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat: inland marine sands
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Seriously threatened by development, sand mining, and vandalism. See Leaflets of Western Botany 2(5):73 (1938) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
References:
Total Occurrences: 15
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 6 2 0 4 3
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 10
Recent <=20 Years 5
Presence:
Presumed Extant 11
Possibly Extirpated 3
Presumed Extirpated 1
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Santa Cruz (SCR)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Davenport (3712212), Felton (3712211), Laurel (3712118)
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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