Species Details

Castilleja grisea

San Clemente Island paintbrush

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Scientific Name:
Castilleja grisea Dunkle
Common Name:
San Clemente Island paintbrush
Family: Orobanchaceae
Element Code: PDSCR0D160
USDA Plants Symbol: CAGR21
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3
Fed List: FT (1977-08-11)
State List: CE (1982-04-01)
Global Rank: G3
State Rank:
S3
Other Status: SB_CalBG/RSABG; SB_SBBG
CRPR Changes:
changed from 1B.2 to 1B.3 on 2013-02-19
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-10-04
Lifeform: perennial herb (hemiparasitic)
Blooming Period: Feb-Aug(Dec)
Elevation:
10 - 535 meters
35 - 1755 feet
General Habitat:
  • Coastal bluff scrub
  • Coastal scrub
General Micro Habitat: often canyons
Micro Habitat:
  • Rocky
Notes:
Significantly recovering after removal of feral herbivores on SCM Isl. by the Navy. Potentially threatened by Navy activities, frequent fire and fire control measures, erosion, and non-native plants. See Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 42:31 (1943) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 38
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
8 16 3 0 3 8
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 9
Recent <=20 Years 29
Presence:
Presumed Extant 35
Possibly Extirpated 3
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Los Angeles (LAX)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
San Clemente Island Central (3211874), San Clemente Island North (3211885), San Clemente Island South (3211873)
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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