Species Details

Hosackia gracilis

harlequin lotus

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Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb
Blooming Period: Mar-Jul
Elevation:
0 - 700 meters
0 - 2295 feet
General Habitat:
  • Broadleafed upland forest
  • Coastal bluff scrub
  • Closed-cone coniferous forest
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Coastal prairie
  • Coastal scrub
  • Meadows and seeps
  • Marshes and swamps
  • North Coast coniferous forest
  • Valley and foothill grassland
General Micro Habitat: wetlands, roadsides
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Designated as Endangered in Canada. Threatened by development, grazing, feral pigs, habitat alteration, and competition. Thought to be a larval food plant of the Federally Endangered lotis blue butterfly (Lycaeides argyrognomon ssp. lotis).
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), Oregon (OR), Washington (WA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Del Norte (DNT), Humboldt (HUM), Marin (MRN), Mendocino (MEN), Monterey (MNT), San Francisco (SFO), San Luis Obispo (SLO), San Mateo (SMT), Santa Clara (SCL), Santa Cruz (SCR), Sonoma (SON)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Albion (3912327), Annapolis (3812363), Ano Nuevo (3712213), Arcata South (4012471), Arched Rock (3812342), Bear Harbor (3912388), Big Basin (3712222), Bodega Head (3812331), Bolinas (3712286), Cahto Peak (3912365), Cambria (3512151), Camp Meeker (3812248), Cannibal Island (4012463), Cape Mendocino (4012444), Cape San Martin (3512184), Capetown (4012443), Cold Spring (3912315), Cotati (3812236), Crescent City (4112472), Davenport (3712212), Drakes Bay (3812218), Duncans Mills (3812341), Elk (3912326), Eureka (4012472), Felton (3712211), Fields Landing (4012462), Fort Bragg (3912347), Fort Ross (3812352), Fortuna (4012452), Franklin Point (3712223), Gualala (3812375), Half Moon Bay (3712244), Healdsburg (3812257), Hydesville (4012451), Inglenook (3912357), Inverness (3812217), Kenwood (3812245), Korbel (4012378), La Honda (3712233), Loma Prieta (3712117), Longvale (3912354), Lopez Point (3612115), Mallo Pass Creek (3912316), Maple Creek (4012377), Mendocino (3912337), Montara Mountain (3712254), Monterey (3612158), Mt. Madonna (3712116), Noyo Hill (3912346), Orick (4112431), Petaluma (3812226), Piedras Blancas (3512163), Pigeon Point (3712224), Plantation (3812353), Point Arena (3812386), Point Reyes NE (3812227), Prunedale (3612176), Requa (4112451), San Francisco North (3712274), San Francisco South (3712264), San Gregorio (3712234), San Mateo (3712253), San Rafael (3712285), San Simeon (3512162), Santa Cruz (3612281), Saunders Reef (3812376), Sebastopol (3812247), Sister Rocks (4112462), Soberanes Point (3612148), Stewarts Point (3812364), Taylor Peak (4012442), Tomales (3812228), Trinidad (4112412), Two Rock (3812237), Valley Ford (3812238), Watsonville East (3612186), Westport (3912367), 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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