Species Details

Prunus eremophila

Mojave Desert plum

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Scientific Name:
Prunus eremophila Prigge
Common Name:
Mojave Desert plum
Family: Rosaceae
Element Code: PDROS1C1Q0
USDA Plants Symbol: PRER4
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial deciduous shrub
Blooming Period: Mar-Apr
Elevation:
975 - 1175 meters
3200 - 3855 feet
General Habitat:
  • Mojavean desert scrub
General Micro Habitat: granitic or rhyolitic
Micro Habitat:
  • Granitic (sometimes)
  • Washes (usually)
Notes:
Known only from the Lanfair and Fenner Valleys. Potentially threatened by fire management activities, grazing and vehicles. Not in The Jepson Manual. See MadroƱo 49(4):285 (2002) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 13
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 13
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 10
Recent <=20 Years 3
Presence:
Presumed Extant 13
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
San Bernardino (SBD)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Hackberry Mountain (3511512), Signal Hill (3511511)
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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