Species Details

Malacothrix saxatilis var. arachnoidea

Carmel Valley malacothrix

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Scientific Name:
Malacothrix saxatilis (Nutt.) T. & G. var. arachnoidea (McGregor) E. Williams
Common Name:
Carmel Valley malacothrix
Family: Asteraceae
Element Code: PDAST660C2
USDA Plants Symbol: MASAA
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb
Blooming Period: (Mar)Jun-Dec
Elevation:
25 - 1036 meters
80 - 3400 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral (rocky)
  • Coastal scrub
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known from fewer than twenty occurrences. Threatened by road maintenance. See Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 36:605 (1909) for original description, and American Midland Naturalist 58(2):509 (1957) for revised nomenclature.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 16
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 3 0 0 0 13
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 15
Recent <=20 Years 1
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)
Monterey (MNT), San Benito (SBT), Santa Barbara (SBA)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Carmel Valley (3612146), Chews Ridge (3612135), Hepsedam Peak (3612037), Little Pine Mtn. (3411956), Mt. Carmel (3612147), Rana Creek (3612145), Seaside (3612157), Sycamore Flat (3612134)
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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