Species Details

Calochortus raichei

Cedars fairy-lantern

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Scientific Name:
Calochortus raichei Farwig & Girard
Common Name:
Cedars fairy-lantern
Family: Liliaceae
Element Code: PMLIL0D1L0
USDA Plants Symbol: CARA16
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial bulbiferous herb
Blooming Period: May-Aug
Elevation:
200 - 490 meters
655 - 1610 feet
General Habitat:
  • Closed-cone coniferous forest
  • Chaparral
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Serpentinite
Notes:
Known only from The Cedars near Guerneville. Potentially threatened by mining and road construction. See Herbertia 43(1):2-9 (1987) for original description, and Fremontia 15(2):18 (1987) for species account.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 9
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
2 2 0 0 0 5
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 8
Recent <=20 Years 1
Presence:
Presumed Extant 9
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Sonoma (SON)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Cazadero (3812351), Fort Ross (3812352), Guerneville (3812258), Tombs Creek (3812362), Warm Springs Dam (3812361)
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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