Species Details

Cryptantha hooveri

Hoover's cryptantha

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Scientific Name:
Cryptantha hooveri I.M. Johnst.
Common Name:
Hoover's cryptantha
Family: Boraginaceae
Element Code: PDBOR0A190
USDA Plants Symbol: CRHO4
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1A
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: GH
State Rank:
SH
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 1B to 1A on 2005-08-23
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Apr-May
Elevation:
9 - 150 meters
30 - 490 feet
General Habitat:
  • Inland dunes
  • Valley and foothill grassland (sandy)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Last seen in 1939. Recent surveys unsuccessful; additional field work needed. See Journal of the Arnold Arboretum 18:23 (1937) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 4
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 2 2
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 4
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 2
Possibly Extirpated 2
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Contra Costa (CCA)*, Madera (MAD)*, Sacramento (SAC), Stanislaus (STA)*
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Antioch North (3812117)*, Antioch South (3712187), Bliss Ranch (3712014)*, Chowchilla (3712013), Cooperstown (3712065)*, Knowles (3711927), Little Table Mtn. (3711917), Millerton Lake West (3711916), O'Neals (3711926)
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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