Species Details

Limnanthes bakeri

Baker's meadowfoam

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Photo of Limnanthes bakeri
© 2019 Zoya Akulova
Photo of Limnanthes bakeri
© 2021 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
Photo of Limnanthes bakeri
© 2017 Zoya Akulova
Scientific Name:
Limnanthes bakeri Howell
Common Name:
Baker's meadowfoam
Family: Limnanthaceae
Element Code: PDLIM02020
USDA Plants Symbol: LIBA2
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Apr-May
Elevation:
175 - 910 meters
575 - 2985 feet
General Habitat:
  • Meadows and seeps
  • Marshes and swamps (freshwater)
  • Valley and foothill grassland (vernally mesic)
  • Vernal pools
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known from approximately twenty occurrences. Threatened by development, altered hydrology, grazing, and road construction. See Leaflets of Western Botany 3(9):206 (1943) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 21
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
5 7 2 1 1 5
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 15
Recent <=20 Years 6
Presence:
Presumed Extant 20
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 1
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Mendocino (MEN)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Bluenose Ridge (3912382), Covelo East (3912372), Laytonville (3912364), Mina (3912383), Ukiah (3912322), Willits (3912343)
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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