Species Details

Phacelia phacelioides

Mt. Diablo phacelia

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Scientific Name:
Phacelia phacelioides (Benth.) Brand
Common Name:
Mt. Diablo phacelia
Family: Hydrophyllaceae
Element Code: PDHYD0C3Q0
USDA Plants Symbol: PHPH
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Apr-May
Elevation:
500 - 1370 meters
1640 - 4495 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
General Micro Habitat: rocky
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known from fewer than twenty occurrences. Many occurrences historical; need field surveys. Possibly threatened by foot traffic and trail construction.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
References:
Total Occurrences: 16
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
1 3 0 1 0 11
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)
Contra Costa (CCA), San Benito (SBT), Santa Clara (SCL), Stanislaus (STA)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Clayton (3712188), Copper Mtn. (3712143), Diablo (3712178), Idria (3612046), Isabel Valley (3712135), Lick Observatory (3712136), Lone Tree Creek (3712154), Mt. Boardman (3712144), Mt. Stakes (3712134), Solyo (3712153)
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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