Species Details

Lepidium flavum var. felipense

Blair Valley pepper-grass

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Photo of Lepidium flavum var. felipense
© 2020 W. Juergen Schrenk
Photo of Lepidium flavum var. felipense
© 2020 Ron Vanderhoff
Photo of Lepidium flavum var. felipense
© 2020 W. Juergen Schrenk
Scientific Name:
Lepidium flavum Torr. var. felipense C.L. Hitchc.
Common Name:
Blair Valley pepper-grass
Family: Brassicaceae
Element Code: PDBRA1M0B1
USDA Plants Symbol: LEFLF
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5T1
State Rank:
S1
Other Status: SB_CalBG/RSABG
CRPR Changes:
changed from 1B.2 to 1B.2 on 2015-01-20
Add Date: 1980-01-01
Date Edited: 2022-01-05
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Mar-May
Elevation:
455 - 840 meters
1495 - 2755 feet
General Habitat:
  • Pinyon and juniper woodland
  • Sonoran desert scrub
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Sandy
Notes:
Many historical locations are suspect; likely only known from Blair Valley and Little Blair Valley in Anza-Borrego Desert SP. Threatened by recreational activities, vehicles, and non-native plants. Not included in TJM 2. See MadroƱo 3(7):299 (1936) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 3
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 1 1 0 0 1
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)
Baja California (BA), California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
San Diego (SDG)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Borrego Palm Canyon (3311634)?, Collins Valley (3311644), Earthquake Valley (3311614), Julian (3311615)
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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