Species Details

Brodiaea pallida

Chinese Camp brodiaea

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Scientific Name:
Brodiaea pallida Hoov.
Common Name:
Chinese Camp brodiaea
Family: Themidaceae
Element Code: PMLIL0C0C0
USDA Plants Symbol: BRPA2
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial bulbiferous herb
Blooming Period: May-Jun
Elevation:
165 - 385 meters
540 - 1265 feet
General Habitat:
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Valley and foothill grassland
General Micro Habitat: vernal streambeds
Micro Habitat:
  • Serpentinite (often)
Notes:
Known from only two occurrences near Chinese Camp. Part of one occurrence destroyed by construction in 1982; remainder threatened by residential development. Hybridizes with B. elegans ssp. elegans. See Leaflets of Western Botany 2:129-130 (1938) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 5
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
1 2 2 0 0 0
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 5
Presence:
Presumed Extant 5
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Calaveras (CAL), Tuolumne (TUO)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Chinese Camp (3712074), Copperopolis (3712086), New Melones Dam (3712085)
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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