Species Details

Lepidium latipes var. heckardii

Heckard's pepper-grass

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2018 Jennifer Buck
Scientific Name:
Lepidium latipes Hook. var. heckardii Roll.
Common Name:
Heckard's pepper-grass
Family: Brassicaceae
Element Code: PDBRA1M0K1
USDA Plants Symbol: LELAH2
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G4T1
State Rank:
S1
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
removed from 1B.2 on 2013-03-28
Add Date: 1994-01-01
Date Edited: 2022-01-05
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Mar-May
Elevation:
2 - 200 meters
5 - 655 feet
General Habitat:
  • Valley and foothill grassland (alkaline flats)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Many plants from the Woodland area (YOL Co.) are intermediate with L. latipes var. latipes; needs further study. A synonym of L. latipes in TJM 2. See Harvard Papers in Botany 4:47 (1993) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 14
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
4 4 2 0 0 4
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 8
Recent <=20 Years 6
Presence:
Presumed Extant 14
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Glenn (GLE), Merced (MER), Sacramento (SAC), Solano (SOL), Yolo (YOL)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Arena (3712036), Clarksburg (3812145), Davis (3812156), Dozier (3812137), Eldorado Bend (3812177), Florin (3812144), Grays Bend (3812166), Liberty Island (3812136), Logandale (3912242), Saxon (3812146), Zamora (3812178)
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
Counties   Quads