Species Details

Erythranthe diffusa

Palomar monkeyflower

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Ron Vanderhoff, 2019
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Ron Vanderhoff, 2019
Photo by Ron Vanderhoff, 2019  max-height:128px; max-width:145px;
Ron Vanderhoff, 2019
Scientific Name:
Erythranthe diffusa (A.L. Grant) N.S. Fraga
Common Name:
Palomar monkeyflower
Family: Phrymaceae
Element Code: PDSCR1B0Z0
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Apr-Jun
Elevation:
1220 - 1830 meters
4005 - 6005 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Gravelly (sometimes)
  • Sandy (sometimes)
Notes:
Threatened by recreational activities and development. See Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 11(2-3):254 (1925) for original description, Phytoneuron 2012-39:1-60 (2012) for revised nomenclature, and Aliso 30(1):49-68 (2012) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 0
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 0
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 0
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Baja California (BA), California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Los Angeles (LAX), Orange (ORA), Riverside (RIV), San Diego (SDG), Santa Clara (SCL)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Alberhill (3311764), Bachelor Mtn. (3311751), Blackburn Canyon (3311667), Boucher Hill (3311638), Butterfly Peak (3311655), Campo (3211654), Chilao Flat (3411831), Corona South (3311775), Cuyamaca Peak (3211685), Descanso (3211675), Encinitas (3311713), Gilroy (3712115), Hemet (3311668), Hot Springs Mtn. (3311635), Idyllwild (3311666), Jacumba (3211662), Jamul Mountains (3211668), Lake Fulmor (3311677), Live Oak Springs (3211663), Margarita Peak (3311744), Monument Peak (3211684), Morena Reservoir (3211665), Murrieta (3311752), National City (3211761), Palomar Observatory (3311637), Pechanga (3311741), Potrero (3211655), Rancho Mirage (3311664), Rodriquez Mtn. (3311628), Sage (3311658), San Clemente (3311745), San Jacinto Peak (3311676), San Vicente Reservoir (3211688), Santa Ysabel (3311616), Santiago Peak (3311765), Sitton Peak (3311754), Tecate (3211656), Tule Springs (3211686), Vail Lake (3311648), Valley Center (3311721), Viejas Mountain (3211676), Warner Springs (3311636), Wildomar (3311753)
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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