Species Details

Limnanthes floccosa ssp. floccosa

woolly meadowfoam

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Scientific Name:
Limnanthes floccosa Howell ssp. floccosa
Common Name:
woolly meadowfoam
Family: Limnanthaceae
Element Code: PDLIM02043
USDA Plants Symbol: LIFLF
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Mar-May(Jun)
Elevation:
60 - 1335 meters
195 - 4380 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Valley and foothill grassland
  • Vernal pools
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Vernally Mesic
Notes:
Threats:

Threatened by grazing and road widening. Potentially threatened by development. Possibly threatened by non-native plants.

Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 54
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
9 18 9 2 0 16
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 54
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 54
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Oregon (OR)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Butte (BUT), Lake (LAK), Lassen (LAS), Napa (NAP), Shasta (SHA), Siskiyou (SIS), Tehama (TEH), Trinity (TRI)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Acorn Hollow (4012118), Balls Ferry (4012242), Beegum (4012237), Bella Vista (4012262), Bend (4012232), Bieber (4112112), Big Bend (4112118), Burney (4012186), Burney Falls (4112116), Cable Mtn. (4012183), Campbell Mound (3912187), Cassel (4012185), Chickabally Mtn. (4012236), Clearlake Highlands (3812286), Clough Gulch (4012251), Cold Fork (4012226), Dales (4012231), Dana (4112115), Detert Reservoir (3812265), Dewitt Peak (4012128), Finley Butte (4012137), Hayfork (4012352), Inskip Hill (4012138), Inwood (4012158), Kelseyville (3812287), Los Molinos (4012211), Lowrey (4012215), Mineral (4012135), Montague (4112265), Nord (3912178), Oak Run (4012261), Olinda (4012244), Palermo (3912145), Palo Cedro (4012252), Panther Spring (4012127), Platina (4012238), Red Bluff East (4012222), Richardson Springs (3912177), Richardson Springs NW (3912188), Roaring Creek (4012188), Tuscan Springs (4012221), Viola (4012156), West of Biggs (3912147), Yreka (4112266)
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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