Species Details

Limnanthes douglasii ssp. ornduffii

Ornduff's meadowfoam

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Scientific Name:
Limnanthes douglasii R. Br. ssp. ornduffii E.G. Buxton
Common Name:
Ornduff's meadowfoam
Family: Limnanthaceae
Element Code: PDLIM02039
USDA Plants Symbol: LIDOO
Synonyms/Other Names:
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G4T1
State Rank:
S1
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1
Other Status: SB_UCSC
CRPR Changes:
added to 1B.1 on 2014-03-25
Add Date: 2014-03-18
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Nov-May
Elevation:
10 - 20 meters
35 - 65 feet
General Habitat:
  • Meadows and seeps
General Micro Habitat: Agricultural fields
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Restricted to a single agricultural field in SMT Co. Tetramerous flowers place it with L. macounii from Canada, but molecular data place it within L. douglasii. See Madroño 45(2):184 (1998) for first record of occurrence in CA, Systematic Botany 35(3):552-558 (2010) for molecular phylogeny, and Madroño 60(3):229-235 (2013) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
References:
Total Occurrences: 2
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 1 1
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 2
Presence:
Presumed Extant 1
Possibly Extirpated 1
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
San Mateo (SMT)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Montara Mountain (3712254)
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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