Species Details

Diplacus pictus

calico monkeyflower

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Scientific Name:
Diplacus pictus (Curran ex Greene) G.L. Nesom
Common Name:
calico monkeyflower
Family: Phrymaceae
Element Code: PDSCR1B240
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Mar-May
Elevation:
100 - 1430 meters
330 - 4690 feet
General Habitat:
  • Broadleafed upland forest
  • Cismontane woodland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Disturbed areas
  • Granitic
Notes:
Threatened by grazing and non-native plants. See Bulletin of the California Academy of Sciences 1:106 (1885) for original description, Phytoneuron 2012-39:1-60 (2012) for revised nomenclature, and Phytoneuron 2013-66:1-8 (2013) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 73
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
4 25 6 1 0 37
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 35
Recent <=20 Years 38
Presence:
Presumed Extant 73
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Kern (KRN), Tulare (TUL)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Arvin (3511827), Bear Mountain (3511826), Bena (3511836), Chickencoop Canyon (3611838), Cummings Mtn. (3511815), Democrat Hot Springs (3511856), Frazier Valley (3611828), Glennville (3511866), Grapevine (3411888), Keene (3511825), Lebec (3411877), Lindsay (3611921), Loraine (3511834), Miracle Hot Springs (3511855), Mt. Adelaide (3511846), Oil Center (3511848), Oiler Peak (3511835), Onyx (3511862), Pastoria Creek (3411887), Pine Mountain (3511857), Quincy School (3511878), Rio Bravo Ranch (3511847), Rocky Hill (3611931), Sand Canyon (3511868), Success Dam (3611818), Tehachapi NE (3511823), Tehachapi North (3511824), Tehachapi South (3511814), Tejon Hills (3511817), Tejon Ranch (3511816), Weldon (3511863), White River (3511877), Winters Ridge (3411886), Woody (3511867)
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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