Species Details

Limnanthes vinculans

Sebastopol meadowfoam

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Photo of Limnanthes vinculans
© 2015 Vernon Smith
Photo of Limnanthes vinculans
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Photo of Limnanthes vinculans
© 2016 Zoya Akulova
Scientific Name:
Limnanthes vinculans Ornduff
Common Name:
Sebastopol meadowfoam
Family: Limnanthaceae
Element Code: PDLIM02090
USDA Plants Symbol: LIVI3
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1
Fed List: FE (1991-12-02)
State List: CE (1979-11-01)
Global Rank: G1
State Rank:
S1
Other Status: SB_CalBG/RSABG; SB_UCBG
CRPR Changes:
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2022-02-01
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Apr-May
Elevation:
15 - 305 meters
50 - 1000 feet
General Habitat:
  • Meadows and seeps
  • Valley and foothill grassland
  • Vernal pools
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Vernally Mesic
Notes:
Only NAP Co. occurrence (500A) may be introduced. Threatened by urbanization, agriculture, grazing, non-native plants, and vehicles. Possibly threatened by disking and hydrological alterations. See Brittonia 21:11-14 (1969) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 47
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
2 12 6 3 8 16
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 21
Recent <=20 Years 26
Presence:
Presumed Extant 39
Possibly Extirpated 5
Presumed Extirpated 3
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Napa (NAP)?, Sonoma (SON)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Calistoga (3812255), Camp Meeker (3812248)*, Cotati (3812236), Healdsburg (3812257), Mount St. Helena (3812266), Santa Rosa (3812246), Sebastopol (3812247), Two Rock (3812237), Yountville (3812243)?
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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