Species Details

Chloropyron palmatum

palmate-bracted bird's-beak

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Scientific Name:
Chloropyron palmatum (Ferris) Tank & J.M Egger
Common Name:
palmate-bracted bird's-beak
Family: Orobanchaceae
Element Code: PDSCR0J0J0
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
Fed List: FE (1986-07-01)
State List: CE (1984-05-01)
Global Rank: G1
State Rank:
S1
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1
Other Status: SB_CalBG/RSABG
CRPR Changes:
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: annual herb (hemiparasitic)
Blooming Period: May-Oct
Elevation:
5 - 155 meters
15 - 510 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chenopod scrub
  • Valley and foothill grassland
General Micro Habitat: alkaline
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Plants in GLE Co. are introduced (562B). Threatened by agriculture, urbanization, vehicles, altered hydrology, grazing, and development. Conservation research ongoing. See Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 45:399-423 (1918) for original description, Fremontia 17(1):20-23 (1989) for information on Springtown Alkali Sink occurrence (ALA Co.), and Environmental Management 17:115-127 (1993) for population biology.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
References:
Total Occurrences: 25
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
1 11 3 1 8 1
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 12
Recent <=20 Years 13
Presence:
Presumed Extant 17
Possibly Extirpated 5
Presumed Extirpated 3
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Alameda (ALA), Colusa (COL), Fresno (FRE), Glenn (GLE), Madera (MAD), San Joaquin (SJQ)*, Yolo (YOL)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Altamont (3712166), Arbuckle (3912211), Colusa (3912221), Dunnigan (3812188), Firebaugh NE (3612083)*, Grays Bend (3812166), Grimes (3912118), Kerman (3612061)*, Livermore (3712167), Logandale (3912242), Moulton Weir (3912231), Poso Farm (3612084), Stockton West (3712183)*, Tranquillity (3612063), Wildwood School (3812281)
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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