Species Details

Eriodictyon sessilifolium

sessile-leaved yerba santa

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Scientific Name:
Eriodictyon sessilifolium Greene
Common Name:
sessile-leaved yerba santa
Family: Namaceae
Element Code: PDHYD040A0
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.1
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G4
State Rank:
S1
Other Status: SB_CalBG/RSABG
CRPR Changes:
added to 2B.1 on 2017-01-18
Add Date: 2017-01-18
Date Edited: 2021-12-09
Lifeform: perennial shrub
Blooming Period: Jul
Elevation:
170 - 170 meters
560 - 560 feet
General Habitat:
  • Coastal scrub
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Volcanic
Notes:
Discovered in California by J. Holland in 2015. Differentiated from other Eriodictyon spp. in having capitate trichomes on its leaves, stems, and peduncles. See Bulletin of the California Academy of Sciences 1(4):201-202 (1885) for original description, and American Journal of Botany 75(4):579-588 (1988) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 1
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 1 0 0
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 1
Presence:
Presumed Extant 1
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Baja California (BA), California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
San Diego (SDG)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Poway (3211781)
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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