Species Details

Brodiaea sierrae

Sierra foothills brodiaea

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Photo of Brodiaea sierrae
© 2006 George W. Hartwell
Photo of Brodiaea sierrae
© 2006 George W. Hartwell
Photo of Brodiaea sierrae
© 2009 George W. Hartwell
Scientific Name:
Brodiaea sierrae R.E. Preston
Common Name:
Sierra foothills brodiaea
Family: Themidaceae
Element Code: PMLIL0C0J0
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial bulbiferous herb
Blooming Period: May-Aug
Elevation:
50 - 980 meters
165 - 3215 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Gabbroic
  • Serpentinite (usually)
Notes:
Potentially threatened by vehicles, road maintenance, road widening, development, illegal dumping, urbanization, horticultural collecting, and hydrological alterations. Similar to, and previously included in B. californica; actually more similar to B. leptandra. See Novon 16:254-259 (2006) for original description.
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)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Butte (BUT), Nevada (NEV), Placer (PLA), Yuba (YUB)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Bangor (3912144), Berry Creek (3912164), Challenge (3912142), Cherokee (3912165), Clipper Mills (3912152), Forbestown (3912153), French Corral (3912132), Grass Valley (3912121), Loma Rica (3912134), Nevada City (3912131), Oroville (3912155), Oroville Dam (3912154), Paradise East (3912175), Pulga (3912174), Rackerby (3912143), Rough And Ready (3912122), Smartville (3912123), Wolf Creek (3811956)
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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