Species Details

Ceanothus foliosus var. viejasensis

Viejas Mountain ceanothus

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Scientific Name:
Ceanothus foliosus Parry var. viejasensis D. O. Burge & Rebman
Common Name:
Viejas Mountain ceanothus
Family: Rhamnaceae
Element Code: PDRHA040D7
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial shrub
Blooming Period: Mar-Jun
Elevation:
785 - 1370 meters
2575 - 4495 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral (gabbroic)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Gabbroic
Notes:

Distinct from other C. foliosus vars. in leaf vestiture, with abundant hairs on abaxial leaf surfaces and young stems that often form a dense mat, obscuring tertiary venation (vs. glabrous or usually sparse abaxial hairs when present in other vars.). Similar to C. tomentosus; differentiated by undulate leaves with lamina that are often folded lengthwise (vs. plane margins with lamina that are flat in C. tomentosus). See Systemic Botany 42(3):529-542 (2017) for original description.

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Taxonomy:
Other:
References:
Total Occurrences: 7
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 7
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 1
Recent <=20 Years 6
Presence:
Presumed Extant 7
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
San Diego (SDG)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Viejas Mountain (3211676)
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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