Species Details

Carpenteria californica

tree-anemone

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Scientific Name:
Carpenteria californica Torr.
Common Name:
tree-anemone
Family: Hydrangeaceae
Element Code: PDHDR04010
USDA Plants Symbol: CACA17
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2
Fed List: None
State List: CT (1990-01-01)
Global Rank: G1?
State Rank:
S1?
Other Status: SB_CalBG/RSABG; SB_UCBG; USFS_S
CRPR Changes:
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-10-04
Lifeform: perennial evergreen shrub
Blooming Period: (Apr)May-Jul
Elevation:
340 - 1340 meters
1115 - 4395 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Granitic (usually)
Notes:
Known from fewer than 20 occurrences. There are historical reports of introduced plants in MAD Co. Threatened by development, road construction, logging, vehicles, and overgrazing. Special management is necessary since reproduction is fire dependent. See Aliso 2(2):115-118 (1950) for species account, and Fremontia 10(4):21-22 (1983) for discussion of propagation.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 13
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
1 8 1 0 1 2
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 10
Recent <=20 Years 3
Presence:
Presumed Extant 12
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 1
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Fresno (FRE), Madera (MAD)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Auberry (3711914), Cascadel Point (3711924), Dinkey Creek (3711912), Millerton Lake East (3711915), North Fork (3711925), Shaver Lake (3711913), Trimmer (3611983)
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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