Species Details

Pedicularis rigginsiae

Arroyo de la Cruz lousewort

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Scientific Name:
Pedicularis rigginsiae D. J. Keil
Common Name:
Arroyo de la Cruz lousewort
Family: Orobanchaceae
Element Code: PDSCR1K170
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb (hemiparasitic)
Blooming Period: Jan-May
Elevation:
100 - 155 meters
330 - 510 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral (maritime)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Clay
  • Ultramafic
Notes:

Threatened by low population numbers. Potentially threatened by ranching activities and development. Previously included in Pedicularis dudleyi. See Phytoneuron 2019-2: 1–8 (2019) for original description.

Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
References:
Total Occurrences: 3
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 1 0 0 0 2
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 2
Recent <=20 Years 1
Presence:
Presumed Extant 3
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)
Piedras Blancas (3512163), San Simeon (3512162)
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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