Species Details

Boechera hirshbergiae

Hirshberg's rockcress

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Scientific Name:
Boechera hirshbergiae (S. Boyd) Al-Shehbaz
Common Name:
Hirshberg's rockcress
Family: Brassicaceae
Element Code: PDBRA064D0
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Mar-May
Elevation:
1400 - 1415 meters
4595 - 4645 feet
General Habitat:
  • Pebble (Pavement) plain
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known only from near Cuyamaca Lake. Threatened by grazing. Not in The Jepson Manual (1993); a synonym of B. johnstonii in TJM 2; see Harvard Papers in Botany 11(1):61-88 (2006) for relative taxonomic treatment. See Aliso 17:203 (1998) for original description, and Novon 13(4):381-391 (2003) for revised nomenclature
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 3
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 3
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 2
Recent <=20 Years 1
Presence:
Presumed Extant 3
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
San Diego (SDG)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Cuyamaca Peak (3211685), Julian (3311615)
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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