Species Details

Fritillaria falcata

talus fritillary

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Scientific Name:
Fritillaria falcata (Jeps.) D. E. Beetle
Common Name:
talus fritillary
Family: Liliaceae
Element Code: PMLIL0V070
USDA Plants Symbol: FRFA2
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G2
State Rank:
S2
Other Status: BLM_S; IUCN_EN; SB_CalBG/RSABG; SB_SBBG; USFS_S
CRPR Changes:
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2022-01-05
Lifeform: perennial bulbiferous herb
Blooming Period: Mar-May
Elevation:
300 - 1525 meters
985 - 5005 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Serpentinite
  • Talus (often)
Notes:
Threatened by vehicles. See Flora of California 1(6):309 (1922) by W.L. Jepson for original description, and MadroƱo 7(5):133-159 (1944) for revised nomenclature.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 16
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
7 0 0 0 0 9
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 13
Recent <=20 Years 3
Presence:
Presumed Extant 16
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Alameda (ALA), Monterey (MNT), San Benito (SBT), Santa Clara (SCL), Stanislaus (STA)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Cedar Mtn. (3712155), Copper Mtn. (3712143), Eylar Mtn. (3712145), Idria (3612046), Mt. Boardman (3712144), San Benito Mtn. (3612036), Ventana Cones (3612136)
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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