Species Details

Spermolepis infernensis

Hellhole scaleseed

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Scientific Name:
Spermolepis infernensis G.L. Nesom
Common Name:
Hellhole scaleseed
Family: Apiaceae
Element Code: PDAPI23070
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Mar-Apr
Elevation:
230 - 670 meters
755 - 2200 feet
General Habitat:
  • Sonoran desert scrub
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Rocky (sometimes)
  • Sandy (sometimes)
Notes:
Previously included within S. echinata; see this taxon in TJM (1993) and TJM 2. See Phytoneuron 2012-87 (2012) for original description and distinction from S. lateriflora.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 4
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 4
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 2
Recent <=20 Years 2
Presence:
Presumed Extant 4
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
San Diego (SDG)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Borrego Palm Canyon (3311634), Borrego Sink (3311623), Tubb Canyon (3311624)
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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