Species Details

Abronia villosa var. aurita

chaparral sand-verbena

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Photo of Abronia villosa var. aurita
© 2011 Aaron E. Sims
Photo of Abronia villosa var. aurita
© 2011 Aaron E. Sims
Photo of Abronia villosa var. aurita
© 2011 Duncan S. Bell
Scientific Name:
Abronia villosa Wats. var. aurita (Abrams) Jeps.
Common Name:
chaparral sand-verbena
Family: Nyctaginaceae
Element Code: PDNYC010P1
USDA Plants Symbol: ABVIA
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5T2?
State Rank:
S2
Other Status: BLM_S; SB_CalBG/RSABG; USFS_S
CRPR Changes:
Add Date: 2001-01-01
Date Edited: 2022-01-05
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: (Jan)Mar-Sep
Elevation:
75 - 1600 meters
245 - 5250 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Coastal scrub
  • Desert dunes
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Sandy
Notes:
Threatened by non-native plants, alteration of fire regimes, road maintenance, flood control activities, vehicles, and development. See Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 32(10):537 (1905) for original description, Flora of California 1:455 (1914) by W.L. Jepson for revised nomenclature, and Brittonia 27(4):340 (1995) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 98
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 7 9 8 7 67
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 47
Recent <=20 Years 51
Presence:
Presumed Extant 91
Possibly Extirpated 1
Presumed Extirpated 6
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Arizona (AZ), Baja California (BA), California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Imperial (IMP), Orange (ORA)*, Riverside (RIV), San Bernardino (SBD), San Diego (SDG)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Agua Caliente Springs (3211683), Aguanga (3311647), Alberhill (3311764), Anaheim (3311778)*, Anza (3311656), Bachelor Mtn. (3311751), Barstow (3411781), Beaumont (3311688), Black Star Canyon (3311776), Blackburn Canyon (3311667), Borrego Palm Canyon (3311634), Bucksnort Mtn. (3311645), Butterfly Peak (3311655), Cabazon (3311687), Calexico (3211564), Cathedral City (3311674), Collins Valley (3311644), Corona North (3311785), Corona South (3311775), Desert Hot Springs (3311685), Durmid (3311547), Earthquake Valley (3311614), East Deception Canyon (3311683), East of Victory Pass (3311573), Fallbrook (3311743), Heber (3211565), Hemet (3311668), Idyllwild (3311666), Indio (3311662), La Quinta (3311663), Lake Fulmor (3311677), Lake Mathews (3311774), Lakeview (3311771), Morro Hill (3311733), Mortmar (3311558), Murrieta (3311752), Myoma (3311673), Newport Beach (3311768)*, Orange (3311777)*, Palm Springs (3311675), Palm View Peak (3311665), Pechanga (3311741), Perris (3311772), Prado Dam (3311786), Ranchita (3311625), Redlands (3411712), Sage (3311658), Salton (3311548), San Jacinto (3311678), Seeley (3211576), Sunnymead (3311782), Temecula (3311742), Thermal Canyon (3311661), Tubb Canyon (3311624), Vail Lake (3311648), Valerie (3311652), White Water (3311686), Winchester (3311761)
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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