Species Details

Calochortus simulans

La Panza mariposa-lily

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Scientific Name:
Calochortus simulans (Hoov.) Munz
Common Name:
La Panza mariposa-lily
Family: Liliaceae
Element Code: PMLIL0D170
USDA Plants Symbol: CASI7
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial bulbiferous herb
Blooming Period: Apr-Jun
Elevation:
325 - 1150 meters
1065 - 3775 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
  • Valley and foothill grassland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Granitic (often)
  • Sandy
  • Serpentinite (sometimes)
Notes:
Threatened by grazing and development. Potentially threatened by road construction and mainetenance. Possibly threatened by recreational activities, vehicles, and non-native plants. Apparently intergrades with C. venustus. See Leaflets of Western Botany 4:4 (1944) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 110
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
5 30 24 9 0 42
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 19
Recent <=20 Years 91
Presence:
Presumed Extant 110
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
San Bernardino (SBD), San Luis Obispo (SLO), Santa Barbara (SBA)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Atascadero (3512046), Bates Canyon (3411988), Branch Mtn. (3512021), Bryson (3512171), Caldwell Mesa (3512023), California Valley (3512031), Camatta Ranch (3512043), Chimineas Ranch (3511928), Chimney Canyon (3512012), Creston (3512055), La Panza (3512032), Lime Mountain (3512068), Los Machos Hills (3512022), Miranda Pine Mtn. (3512011), Pebblestone Shut-in (3512161), Pismo Beach (3512026), Pozo Summit (3512033), San Bernardino North (3411723), San Luis Obispo (3512036), Santa Margarita (3512045), Santa Margarita Lake (3512034), Shedd Canyon (3512054), Tar Spring Ridge (3512024), Taylor Canyon (3511918), Tierra Redonda Mountain (3512078), Wilson Corner (3512044)
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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