Species Details

Castilleja rubicundula var. rubicundula

pink creamsacs

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Scientific Name:
Castilleja rubicundula (Jeps.) T.I. Chuang & Heckard var. rubicundula
Common Name:
pink creamsacs
Family: Orobanchaceae
Element Code: PDSCR0D482
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Lifeform: annual herb (hemiparasitic)
Blooming Period: Apr-Jun
Elevation:
20 - 910 meters
65 - 2985 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral (openings)
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Meadows and seeps
  • Valley and foothill grassland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Serpentinite
Notes:
Possibly threatened by grazing, mining, vehicles, and road construction. See C. rubicundula ssp. rubicundula in TJM 2. See Manual of the Flowering Plants of California, p. 943 (1925) by W.L. Jepson for original description, Systematic Botany 16(1):658 (1991) for taxonomic treatment, and Phytologia 90(1):63-81 (2008) for revised nomenclature.
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References:
Total Occurrences: 42
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
5 7 1 3 4 22
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 17
Recent <=20 Years 25
Presence:
Presumed Extant 38
Possibly Extirpated 4
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Butte (BUT), Colusa (COL), Glenn (GLE), Lake (LAK), Napa (NAP), Santa Clara (SCL), Shasta (SHA), Yolo (YOL)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Chittenden (3612185), Gilmore Peak (3912235), Glascock Mtn. (3812283), Hamilton City (3912261), Hamlin Canyon (3912166), Hough Springs (3912225), Jericho Valley (3812274), Knoxville (3812273), Leesville (3912224), Lodoga (3912234), Middletown (3812275), Morgan Hill (3712126), Nord (3912178)*, Olinda (4012244), Oroville (3912155), Pennington (3912137), Salt Canyon (3912213), Wilbur Springs (3912214), Wilson Valley (3812284)
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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