Species Details

Cordylanthus tenuis ssp. capillaris

Pennell's bird's-beak

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Scientific Name:
Cordylanthus tenuis Gray ssp. capillaris (Penn.) Chuang & Heckard
Common Name:
Pennell's bird's-beak
Family: Orobanchaceae
Element Code: PDSCR0J0S2
USDA Plants Symbol: COTEC
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2
Fed List: FE (1995-02-03)
State List: CR (1978-11-01)
Global Rank: G4G5T1
State Rank:
S1
Other Status: SB_CalBG/RSABG
CRPR Changes:
Add Date: 1980-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-11-05
Lifeform: annual herb (hemiparasitic)
Blooming Period: Jun-Sep
Elevation:
45 - 305 meters
150 - 1000 feet
General Habitat:
  • Closed-cone coniferous forest
  • Chaparral
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Serpentinite
Notes:
Known from fewer than five occurrences. Threatened by dumping, vehicles, and road maintenance, and potentially by development. See Systematic Botany Monographs 10:50-62 (1986) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 4
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 3 0 0 0 1
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 1
Recent <=20 Years 3
Presence:
Presumed Extant 4
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)
Camp Meeker (3812248), Guerneville (3812258), Whispering Pines (3812276)
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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