Species Details

Tiquilia canescens var. pulchella

Chocolate Mountains tiquilia

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Scientific Name:
Tiquilia canescens (DC.) A.T. Richardson var. pulchella (I.M. Johnst.) A.T. Richardson
Common Name:
Chocolate Mountains tiquilia
Family: Ehretiaceae
Element Code: PDBOR0Y012
USDA Plants Symbol: TICAP
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial shrub
Blooming Period: Feb-May
Elevation:
250 - 700 meters
820 - 2295 feet
General Habitat:
  • Sonoran desert scrub
General Micro Habitat: sometimes ridges
Micro Habitat:
  • Slopes (sometimes)
  • Washes (sometimes)
Notes:
Move to CRPR 2 or 4? Location and rarity information needed. Many herbarium specimens of T. canescens not determined to variety; annotations needed, yet difficult to distinguish between varieties in dried material; needs study. Many occurrences historical; need field surveys. Known only from the Sonoran Desert. Threatened by solar and wind energy development. Possibly threatened by military activities and vehicles. See Journal of the Arnold Arboretum 20(3):379 (1939) for original description, and Sida 6(3):235-240 (1976) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
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)
Arizona (AZ), California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Imperial (IMP), Riverside (RIV), San Bernardino (SBD)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Buzzards Peak (3311427), Chemehuevi Peak (3411455), Corn Spring (3311563), East of Acolita (3311511), East of Red Canyon (3311555), Frink NW (3311546), Ninemile Wash (3311418), Picacho SW (3311416), Pilot Mountain (3311553)
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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