Species Details

Plagiobothrys glaber

hairless popcornflower

Download Report Calflora  CCH  CalPhotos
No Photo Available
Scientific Name:
Plagiobothrys glaber (Gray) Jtn.
Common Name:
hairless popcornflower
Family: Boraginaceae
Element Code: PDBOR0V0B0
USDA Plants Symbol: PLGL
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Mar-May
Elevation:
15 - 180 meters
50 - 590 feet
General Habitat:
  • Meadows and seeps (alkaline)
  • Marshes and swamps (coastal salt)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Last confirmed sighting in 1954. Possibly relocated near Antioch; identification uncertain. All collections since 1930's located in the Hollister area; plant should also be looked for there. Possibly a variety of P. stipitatus. See Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 17:227 (1882) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
References:
Total Occurrences: 9
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 9 0
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 8
Recent <=20 Years 1
Presence:
Presumed Extant 0
Possibly Extirpated 9
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Alameda (ALA)*, Marin (MRN)*, San Benito (SBT)*, Santa Clara (SCL)*
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Altamont (3712166)*, Hayward (3712261)*, Livermore (3712167), Los Gatos (3712128)*, Newark (3712251)*, Point Bonita (3712275), San Felipe (3612184)*, San Francisco North (3712274), San Jose East (3712137)*, San Jose West (3712138)*, San Quentin (3712284), San Rafael (3712285)*
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.

Map

Presumed Extant
Counties   Quads