Species Details

Calyptridium parryi var. hesseae

Santa Cruz Mountains pussypaws

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Scientific Name:
Calyptridium parryi Gray var. hesseae Thomas
Common Name:
Santa Cruz Mountains pussypaws
Family: Montiaceae
Element Code: PDPOR09052
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G3G4T2
State Rank:
S2
Other Status: BLM_S
CRPR Changes:
changed from 3 to 1B.1 on 2008-09-03
Add Date: 1984-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-10-04
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: May-Aug
Elevation:
305 - 1530 meters
1000 - 5020 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Gravelly (sometimes)
  • Openings
  • Sandy (sometimes)
Notes:
Known from fewer than twenty occurrences. Threatened by alteration of fire regime, development, non-native plants, and mining.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 12
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
1 0 1 0 0 10
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 6
Recent <=20 Years 6
Presence:
Presumed Extant 12
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Monterey (MNT), Santa Clara (SCL), Santa Cruz (SCR)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Alder Peak (3512183), Big Basin (3712222), Burnett Peak (3512172), Burro Mountain (3512173), Chews Ridge (3612135), Cone Peak (3612114), Davenport (3712212), Felton (3712211), Isabel Valley (3712135), Jolon (3512182), Junipero Serra Peak (3612124), Lick Observatory (3712136), Loma Prieta (3712117), Mt. Day (3712146), Santa Teresa Hills (3712127)
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
Counties   Quads