Species Details

Stebbinsoseris decipiens

Santa Cruz microseris

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Scientific Name:
Stebbinsoseris decipiens (Chambers) Chambers
Common Name:
Santa Cruz microseris
Family: Asteraceae
Element Code: PDAST6E050
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Apr-May
Elevation:
10 - 500 meters
35 - 1640 feet
General Habitat:
  • Broadleafed upland forest
  • Closed-cone coniferous forest
  • Chaparral
  • Coastal prairie
  • Coastal scrub
  • Valley and foothill grassland
General Micro Habitat: open areas, sometimes serpentinite
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Threatened by grazing. USFWS uses the name Microseris decipiens. See Contributions from the Dudley Herbarium 4:290-291 (1955) for original description, and American Journal of Botany 78(8):1015-1027 (1991) for revised nomenclature.
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References:
Total Occurrences: 19
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 1 1 0 1 16
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 14
Recent <=20 Years 5
Presence:
Presumed Extant 18
Possibly Extirpated 1
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Marin (MRN), Monterey (MNT), San Francisco (SFO), San Mateo (SMT), Santa Cruz (SCR)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Ano Nuevo (3712213), Big Basin (3712222), Davenport (3712212), Felton (3712211), Franklin Point (3712223), San Francisco North (3712274), San Miguel (3512076), San Rafael (3712285)*, Seaside (3612157), Spreckels (3612156), Tomales (3812228)
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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