Species Details

Calyptridium arizonicum

Arizona pussypaws

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Scientific Name:
Calyptridium arizonicum (J.T.Howell) M.G.Simpson, M.Silveira, & Guilliams
Common Name:
Arizona pussypaws
Family: Montiaceae
Element Code: PDPOR09051
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.1
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G3?
State Rank:
S1
Other Status: SB_CalBG/RSABG
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.1 to 2B.1 on 2013-06-12
added to 2.1 on 2011-08-17
Add Date: 2011-08-17
Date Edited: 2021-10-04
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Mar-Apr
Elevation:
610 - 790 meters
2000 - 2590 feet
General Habitat:
  • Sonoran desert scrub
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Metamorphic
  • Washes
Notes:
Discovered in CA in 2004; known in CA from fewer than 5 occurrences in the vicinity of the North Pinyon Mtns. in Anza-Borrego Desert SP. Threatened by vehicles. Potentially threatened by foot traffic and recreational activities. Not in The Jepson Manual (1993). See C. parryi var. arizonicum in TJM 2. See Leaflets of Western Botany 4(8):214-216 (1945) for original description, and MadroƱo 57(3):145-160 (2010) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 2
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
1 1 0 0 0 0
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 2
Presence:
Presumed Extant 2
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Baja California (BA), California (CA), Sonora, Mexico (SO)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
San Diego (SDG)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Earthquake Valley (3311614)
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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