Species Details

Clarkia xantiana ssp. parviflora

Kern Canyon clarkia

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Scientific Name:
Clarkia xantiana Gray ssp. parviflora (Eastw.) Lewis & Raven
Common Name:
Kern Canyon clarkia
Family: Onagraceae
Element Code: PDONA05181
USDA Plants Symbol: CLXAP
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 4.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G4T3?
State Rank:
S3?
Other Status: SB_CalBG/RSABG
CRPR Changes:
changed from 1B.2 to 4.2 on 2007-08-15
Add Date: 1994-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-11-05
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: May-Jun
Elevation:
700 - 3620 meters
2295 - 11875 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Great Basin scrub
  • Valley and foothill grassland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Roadsides (sometimes)
  • Rocky (sometimes)
  • Sandy (often)
  • Slopes
Notes:
Possibly threatened by wind energy development and road widening. See Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 30:492 (1903) for original description, and MadroƱo 39(3):163-169 (1992) for revised nomenclature.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 21
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 1 20
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 21
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 20
Possibly Extirpated 1
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Inyo (INY), Kern (KRN), Los Angeles (LAX), Tulare (TUL)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Alta Sierra (3511865), Breckenridge Mtn. (3511845), Cane Canyon (3511852), Coso Junction (3611718), Cross Mountain (3511832), Durrwood Creek (3611814), Fairview (3511884)*, Haiwee Pass (3611821), Kernville (3511874), Lake Isabella North (3511864), Lake Isabella South (3511854), Lamont Peak (3511871), Long Canyon (3611811), Miracle Hot Springs (3511855), Onyx (3511862), Pinyon Mtn. (3511842), Piute Peak (3511844), Reward (3511936), Valyermo (3411747), Walker Pass (3511861), Weldon (3511863), Woolstalf Creek (3511853)
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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