Species Details

Hooveria purpurea var. reducta

Camatta Canyon amole

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Scientific Name:
Hooveria purpurea (Brandegee) D. W. Taylor & D. J. Keil var. reducta (Hoover) D. W. Taylor & D. J. Keil
Common Name:
Camatta Canyon amole
Family: Agavaceae
Element Code: PMLIL0G052
USDA Plants Symbol: CHPUR
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1
Fed List: FT (2000-03-20)
State List: CR (1978-11-01)
Global Rank: G2T1
State Rank:
S1
Other Status: SB_SBBG
CRPR Changes:
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2022-08-02
Lifeform: perennial bulbiferous herb
Blooming Period: Apr-May
Elevation:
305 - 630 meters
1000 - 2065 feet
General Habitat:
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Valley and foothill grassland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known from only two occurrences in the La Panza Range.
Threats:

Threatened by grazing, habitat fragmentation, habitat conversion, non-native plants, road maintenance, and vehicles. A portion of one occurrence has been fenced by CNPS and USFS, but vehicle trespass still occurs.

Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 4
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 2 0 0 0 2
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 1
Recent <=20 Years 3
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 Luis Obispo (SLO)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Camatta Ranch (3512043)
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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