Species Details

Cryptantha spithamaea

Red Hills cryptantha

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Scientific Name:
Cryptantha spithamaea I.M. Johnston
Common Name:
Red Hills cryptantha
Family: Boraginaceae
Element Code: PDBOR0A2M2
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G2
State Rank:
S2
Other Status: BLM_S
CRPR Changes:
added to 1B.3 on 2014-12-18
Add Date: 2014-12-18
Date Edited: 2021-11-05
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Apr-May
Elevation:
275 - 460 meters
900 - 1510 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Openings (sometimes)
  • Serpentinite
  • Streambanks (sometimes)
Notes:
Similar to C. hispidula and C. mariposae. A synonym of C. flaccida in TJM (1993). See Journal of the Arnold Arboretum 20(3):385-386 for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 6
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 6
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 6
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 6
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Calaveras (CAL), Mariposa (MPA), Tuolumne (TUO)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Angels Camp (3812015), Chinese Camp (3712074), Coulterville (3712062), Moccasin (3712073), New Melones Dam (3712085), Sonora (3712084)
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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