Species Details

Erysimum capitatum var. angustatum

Contra Costa wallflower

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Scientific Name:
Erysimum capitatum (Douglas) Greene var. angustatum (Greene) Rossbach
Common Name:
Contra Costa wallflower
Family: Brassicaceae
Element Code: PDBRA16052
USDA Plants Symbol: ERCAA
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1
Fed List: FE (1978-04-26)
State List: CE (1978-11-01)
Global Rank: G5T1
State Rank:
S1
Other Status: SB_CalBG/RSABG
CRPR Changes:
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Notes:
Known only from the Antioch Dunes. Seriously threatened by mining, agricultural conversion, non-native plants, and industrial development. Recovery work in progress. See Pittonia 3:132 (1896) for original description, Aliso 4(1):115-124 (1958) for taxonomic treatment, and Biological Conservation 65:257-278 (1993) for population biology.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 4
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 3 0 0 1
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 4
Recent <=20 Years 0
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)
Contra Costa (CCA)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Antioch North (3812117), Honker Bay (3812118)
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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