Species Details

Clarkia lingulata

Merced clarkia

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Scientific Name:
Clarkia lingulata Lewis & Lewis
Common Name:
Merced clarkia
Family: Onagraceae
Element Code: PDONA050P0
USDA Plants Symbol: CLLI
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1
Fed List: None
State List: CE (1987-01-01)
Global Rank: G1
State Rank:
S1
Other Status: SB_CalBG/RSABG; SB_UCBG; USFS_S
CRPR Changes:
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: May-Jun
Elevation:
400 - 455 meters
1310 - 1495 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known from only two occurrences along the Merced River. Largest occurrence damaged by herbicide spraying in 1984; also possibly threatened by road widening. Multiagency conservation agreement signed in 1994. See MadroƱo 12(2):35 (1953) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 2
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 2 0 0 0 0
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 1
Recent <=20 Years 1
Presence:
Presumed Extant 2
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Mariposa (MPA)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Kinsley (3711968)
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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