Species Details

Sidalcea neomexicana

salt spring checkerbloom

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Scientific Name:
Sidalcea neomexicana Gray
Common Name:
salt spring checkerbloom
Family: Malvaceae
Element Code: PDMAL110J0
USDA Plants Symbol: SINE3
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G4
State Rank:
Other Status: USFS_S
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.2 to 2B.2 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 1994-01-01
Date Edited: 2022-06-08
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Mar-Jun
15 - 1530 meters
50 - 5020 feet
General Habitats:
  • Chaparral
  • Coastal scrub
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
  • Mojavean desert scrub
  • Playas
Microhabitat Details:
  • Alkaline
  • Mesic
See University of Washington Publications in Biology 18:1-96 (1957) for taxonomic treatment.
Total Occurrences: 30
Element Occurrence Ranks:
0 1 0 0 8 21
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 27
Recent <=20 Years 3
Presumed Extant 22
Possibly Extirpated 7
Presumed Extirpated 1
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Arizona (AZ), California (CA), Colorado (CO), Idaho (ID), Nebraska (NE), Nevada (NV), New Mexico (NM), Oregon (OR), Sonora, Mexico (SO), Texas (TX), Utah (UT), Wyoming (WY)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Kern (KRN), Los Angeles (LAX)*, Orange (ORA), Riverside (RIV), San Bernardino (SBD), San Diego (SDG), Ventura (VEN)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Alamo Mountain (3411868), Anaheim (3311778), Beverly Hills (3411814), Canada Gobernadora (3311755), Cuddy Valley (3411971), Cuyamaca Peak (3211685), Del Mar (3211782), Forest Falls (3411618), Harrison Mtn. (3411722), Hollywood (3411813), Inglewood (3311883), Julian (3311615), La Jolla (3211772), Lake Hughes (3411864), Lakeview (3311771), Lockwood Valley (3411961), Los Alamitos (3311871)*, Los Angeles (3411812), Lucerne Valley (3411648), Matilija (3411943), Newport Beach (3311768), Oceanside (3311724), Ontario (3411716)*, Orange (3311777), Pasadena (3411822), Pechanga (3311741), Prado Dam (3311786), Queen Mtn. (3411611), Reyes Peak (3411963), San Bernardino South (3411713), San Luis Rey (3311723), Santiago Peak (3311765), Sawmill Mountain (3411972), Topanga (3411815), Tustin (3311767)*, Twentynine Palms (3411621), Venice (3311884), Yucaipa (3411711)
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.
Presumed Extant
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