Species Details

Silene verecunda ssp. verecunda

San Francisco campion

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Scientific Name:
Silene verecunda Wats. ssp. verecunda
Common Name:
San Francisco campion
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Element Code: PDCAR0U213
USDA Plants Symbol: SIVEV
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: (Feb)Mar-Jul(Aug)
Elevation:
30 - 645 meters
100 - 2115 feet
General Habitat:
  • Coastal bluff scrub
  • Chaparral
  • Coastal prairie
  • Coastal scrub
  • Valley and foothill grassland
General Micro Habitat: sandy
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Threatened by development, recreational activities, and non-native plants. Not in TJM 2. See Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 10:344 (1875) for original description, and University of Washington Publications in Biology 13:41-42 (1947) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
References:
Total Occurrences: 20
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 1 1 1 7 10
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 12
Recent <=20 Years 8
Presence:
Presumed Extant 13
Possibly Extirpated 5
Presumed Extirpated 2
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
San Francisco (SFO), San Mateo (SMT), Santa Cruz (SCR)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Ano Nuevo (3712213), Montara Mountain (3712254), San Francisco North (3712274), San Francisco South (3712264), Woodside (3712243)
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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