Species Details

Lepechinia cardiophylla

heart-leaved pitcher sage

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Scientific Name:
Lepechinia cardiophylla Epl.
Common Name:
heart-leaved pitcher sage
Family: Lamiaceae
Element Code: PDLAM0V020
USDA Plants Symbol: LECA4
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial shrub
Blooming Period: Apr-Jul
Elevation:
520 - 1370 meters
1705 - 4495 feet
General Habitat:
  • Closed-cone coniferous forest
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known in CA from fewer than twenty occurrences. Threatened by development. Potentially threatened by road maintenance, powerline installation, and fuel break maintenance.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 25
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
3 2 1 0 0 19
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 7
Recent <=20 Years 18
Presence:
Presumed Extant 25
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Baja California (BA), California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Orange (ORA), Riverside (RIV), San Diego (SDG)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Alberhill (3311764), Black Star Canyon (3311776), Corona South (3311775), La Mesa (3211771), Pala (3311731), Pechanga (3311741), San Pasqual (3311618), San Vicente Reservoir (3211688), Santiago Peak (3311765)
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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