Species Details

Lepidium jaredii ssp. jaredii

Jared's pepper-grass

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Scientific Name:
Lepidium jaredii Bdg. ssp. jaredii
Common Name:
Jared's pepper-grass
Family: Brassicaceae
Element Code: PDBRA1M0G1
USDA Plants Symbol: LEJAJ2
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G2G3T1T2
State Rank:
S1S2
Other Status: BLM_S; SB_SBBG
CRPR Changes:
changed from 1B.2 to 1B.2 on 2013-03-27
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2022-01-05
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Mar-May
Elevation:
335 - 1005 meters
1100 - 3295 feet
General Habitat:
  • Valley and foothill grassland (alkaline, adobe)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known only from near Soda Lake on the Carrizo Plain (SLO Co.) and Devil's Den (KRN Co.). Threatened by solar energy development. Possibly threatened by grazing. See L. jaredii in TJM (1993) and TJM 2. See Zoƫ 4(4):398 (1894) for original description, and Leaflets of Western Botany 10:345 (1966) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 12
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
2 1 0 0 0 9
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 10
Recent <=20 Years 2
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)
Kern (KRN), San Luis Obispo (SLO)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Chimineas Ranch (3511928), Elkhorn Hills (3511915), Estrella (3512065)*, Painted Rock (3511927), Panorama Hills (3511926), Paso Robles (3512066), Sawtooth Ridge (3512061), Simmler (3511938), Wells Ranch (3511916)
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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