Species Details

Leptosiphon ambiguus

serpentine leptosiphon

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Scientific Name:
Leptosiphon ambiguus (Rattan) J.M. Porter & L.A. Johnson
Common Name:
serpentine leptosiphon
Family: Polemoniaceae
Element Code: PDPLM09020
USDA Plants Symbol: LEAM13
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Mar-Jun
Elevation:
120 - 1130 meters
395 - 3710 feet
General Habitat:
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Coastal scrub
  • Valley and foothill grassland
General Micro Habitat: usually serpentinite
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Threatened by non-native plants and habitat alteration. To be expected in other adjacent counties. A synonym of Linanthus ambiguus in TJM (1990). See Botanical Gazette 11:339 (1886) for original description, and Aliso 19(1):55-91 (2000) for revised nomenclature.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
References:
Total Occurrences: 0
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 0
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 0
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Alameda (ALA), Butte (BUT), Contra Costa (CCA), El Dorado (ELD), Fresno (FRE), Merced (MER), Monterey (MNT), San Benito (SBT), San Joaquin (SJQ), San Mateo (SMT), Santa Clara (SCL), Santa Cruz (SCR), Stanislaus (STA)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Altamont (3712166), Big Basin (3712222), Calaveras Reservoir (3712147), Cedar Mtn. (3712155), Cerro Colorado (3612068), Cherry Peak (3612162), Chittenden (3612185), Clayton (3712188), Copper Mtn. (3712143), Cupertino (3712231), Dublin (3712168), Eylar Mtn. (3712145), Gilroy (3712115), Hamlin Canyon (3912166), Hepsedam Peak (3612037), Hernandez Reservoir (3612047), Idria (3612046), Isabel Valley (3712135), La Costa Valley (3712157), Lick Observatory (3712136), Livermore (3712167), Llanada (3612058), Loma Prieta (3712117), Lone Tree Creek (3712154), Los Banos (3712017), Los Banos Valley (3612181), Los Gatos (3712128), Mendenhall Springs (3712156), Mercey Hot Springs (3612067), Morgan Hill (3712126), Mt. Boardman (3712144), Mt. Day (3712146), Mt. Madonna (3712116), Mt. Sizer (3712125), Mt. Stakes (3712134), North Chalone Peak (3612142), Ortigalita Peak (3612078), Pacheco Pass (3712112), Paicines (3612163), Palo Alto (3712242), Panoche (3612057), Panoche Pass (3612161), Paradise East (3912175), Patterson (3712142), Pilot Hill (3812171), San Benito Mtn. (3612036), San Francisco South (3712264), San Jose East (3712137), San Jose West (3712138), San Luis Dam (3712111), San Luis Ranch (3712027), San Mateo (3712253), Santa Rita Peak (3612035), Santa Teresa Hills (3712127), Solyo (3712153), Tassajara (3712177), Tres Pinos (3612173), Tumey Hills (3612056), Volta (3712018), Wilcox Ridge (3712133), 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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