Species Details

Croton wigginsii

Wiggins' croton

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Scientific Name:
Croton wigginsii Wheeler
Common Name:
Wiggins' croton
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Element Code: PDEUP0H140
USDA Plants Symbol: CRWI2
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2
Fed List: None
State List: CR (1982-01-01)
Global Rank: G2G3
State Rank:
S2
Other Status: BLM_S; SB_CalBG/RSABG
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.2 to 2B.2 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-06-03
Lifeform: perennial shrub
Blooming Period: Mar-May
Elevation:
50 - 100 meters
165 - 330 feet
General Habitat:
  • Desert dunes
  • Sonoran desert scrub (sandy)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known in CA from only 2 occurrences. Threatened by vehicles. See Contributions from the Gray Herbarium 124:37 (1939) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 12
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 1 1 0 0 10
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 9
Recent <=20 Years 3
Presence:
Presumed Extant 12
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Arizona (AZ), Baja California (BA), California (CA), Sonora, Mexico (SO)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Imperial (IMP)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Grays Well (3211468), Grays Well NE (3211467), Yuma East (3211465), Acolita (3311512), Amos (3311513), Araz (3211476), Bard (3211475), Cactus (3211478), Clyde (3211488), Glamis (3211581), Glamis NW (3211582), Glamis SE (3211571), Ogilby (3211477), Plaster City (3211577), Tortuga (3311523), Yuma West (3211466)
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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