Species Details

Linum puberulum

plains flax

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Scientific Name:
Linum puberulum (Engelm.) Heller
Common Name:
plains flax
Family: Linaceae
Element Code: PDLIN020P0
USDA Plants Symbol: LIPU4
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5
State Rank:
S2
Other Status: SB_CalBG/RSABG
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.3 to 2B.3 on 2013-06-12
added to 2.3 on 2006-11-28
Add Date: 2006-11-28
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: May-Jul(Oct)
Elevation:
1000 - 2500 meters
3280 - 8205 feet
General Habitat:
  • Great Basin scrub
  • Joshua tree "woodland"
  • Mojavean desert scrub
  • Pinyon and juniper woodland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known in California only from San Bernardino County. See Pl. Wright. 1: 25 (1852) for original description and Pl. World 1: 22 (1897) for revised nomenclature.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 13
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
1 1 1 0 0 10
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 3
Recent <=20 Years 10
Presence:
Presumed Extant 13
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Arizona (AZ), California (CA), Colorado (CO), Nebraska (NE), Nevada (NV), New Mexico (NM), Sonora, Mexico (SO), Texas (TX), Utah (UT), Wyoming (WY)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
San Bernardino (SBD)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Castle Peaks (3511532), Clark Mtn. (3511555), Hart Peak (3511531), Ivanpah (3511533), Mescal Range (3511545), Mid Hills (3511524), Pinto Valley (3511523)
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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