Species Details

Spermolepis lateriflora

western bristly scaleseed

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Scientific Name:
Spermolepis lateriflora G.L. Nesom
Common Name:
western bristly scaleseed
Family: Apiaceae
Element Code: PDAPI23080
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Mar-Apr
Elevation:
365 - 670 meters
1200 - 2200 feet
General Habitat:
  • Sonoran desert scrub
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Rocky (sometimes)
  • Sandy (sometimes)
Notes:
Last seen in CA in 1952 from the San Felipe Creek area in SDG Co. Suitable habitat exists, but recent field surveys unsuccessful. 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. infernensis.
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 4
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 4
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Arizona (AZ), California (CA), New Mexico (NM), Sonora, Mexico (SO), Texas (TX)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Los Angeles (LAX), San Diego (SDG)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Agua Caliente Springs (3211683), Borrego Sink (3311623), Burbank (3411823), Earthquake Valley (3311614), 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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