Species Details

Solanum wallacei

Wallace's nightshade

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Scientific Name:
Solanum wallacei (Gray) Parish
Common Name:
Wallace's nightshade
Family: Solanaceae
Element Code: PDSOL0Z280
USDA Plants Symbol: SOWA
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Mar-Aug
Elevation:
3 - 410 meters
10 - 1345 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
General Micro Habitat: rocky
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Threatened by feral herbivores. Occurrences reported from the mainland (SBA and SLO counties) need further study but are probably S. xanti. Plants from GU Isl. may be distinct, perhaps at the varietal level. S. xanti complex needs taxonomic study. See Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 11:91 (1876) for original description, and Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences III(2):166 (1901) for revised nomenclature.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
References:
Total Occurrences: 12
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 12
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 10
Recent <=20 Years 2
Presence:
Presumed Extant 12
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Isla Guadalupe, Baja (GU)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Los Angeles (LAX)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Santa Catalina East (3311833), Santa Catalina North (3311844), Santa Catalina South (3311834)
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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