Species Details

Ditaxis serrata var. californica

California ditaxis

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Scientific Name:
Ditaxis serrata (Torr.) A.A. Heller var. californica (Bdg.) Steinmann & Felger
Common Name:
California ditaxis
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Element Code: PDEUP08050
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Mar-Dec
Elevation:
30 - 1000 meters
100 - 3280 feet
General Habitat:
  • Sonoran desert scrub
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Move to List 1B? Known in SO from only one collection. Threatened by vehicles. A synonym of D. californica in The Jepson Manual. See MadroƱo 42(4):455-457 (1995) for revised nomenclature.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
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References:
Total Occurrences: 24
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
1 1 1 0 0 21
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 12
Recent <=20 Years 12
Presence:
Presumed Extant 24
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Sonora, Mexico (SO)*
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Riverside (RIV), San Diego (SDG)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Arica Mountains (3411418), Blythe NE (3311465), Corn Spring (3311563), Cottonwood Basin (3311568), Cottonwood Spring (3311567), Desert Center (3311564), Harper Canyon (3311612), Hayfield (3311566), Hayfield Spring (3311565), La Quinta (3311663), Mortmar (3311558), Pilot Mountain (3311553), Victory Pass (3311574)
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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