Species Details

Chloropyron maritimum ssp. maritimum

salt marsh bird's-beak

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Scientific Name:
Chloropyron maritimum (Benth.) A. Heller ssp. maritimum
Common Name:
salt marsh bird's-beak
Family: Orobanchaceae
Element Code: PDSCR0J0C2
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
Fed List: FE (1978-09-28)
State List: CE (1979-07-01)
Global Rank: G4?T1
State Rank:
S1
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2
Other Status: BLM_S; SB_CalBG/RSABG; SB_CRES; SB_SBBG
CRPR Changes:
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: annual herb (hemiparasitic)
Blooming Period: May-Oct(Nov)
Elevation:
0 - 30 meters
0 - 100 feet
General Habitat:
  • Coastal dunes
  • Marshes and swamps (coastal salt)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Threatened by vehicles, road construction, hydrological alterations, recreational activities, foot traffic, non-native plants, and loss of salt marsh habitat. See MadroƱo 31(3):185-190 (1984) for information on parasitism.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
References:
Total Occurrences: 30
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 8 3 1 12 6
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 16
Recent <=20 Years 14
Presence:
Presumed Extant 18
Possibly Extirpated 10
Presumed Extirpated 2
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Baja California (BA), California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Los Angeles (LAX), Orange (ORA), Riverside (RIV), San Bernardino (SBD), San Diego (SDG), San Luis Obispo (SLO), Santa Barbara (SBA), Ventura (VEN)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Aguanga (3311647), Beverly Hills (3411814)?*, Carpinteria (3411945), Fontana (3411714), Imperial Beach (3211751), La Jolla (3211772), Long Beach (3311872), Los Alamitos (3311871)*, Morro Bay South (3512037), National City (3211761), Newport Beach (3311768), Oxnard (3411922), Palomar Observatory (3311637), Point Mugu (3411911), Redlands (3411712), Riverside East (3311783), San Bernardino North (3411723), San Bernardino South (3411713), San Pedro (3311863), Seal Beach (3311861), Topanga (3411815), Torrance (3311873), Venice (3311884)
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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