Species Details

Linanthus bellus

desert beauty

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Scientific Name:
Linanthus bellus (Gray) Greene
Common Name:
desert beauty
Family: Polemoniaceae
Element Code: PDPLM09070
USDA Plants Symbol: LIBE
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.1
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G2G3
State Rank:
S2
Other Status: SB_CRES
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2B.3 to 2B.1 on 2013-08-08
changed from 2.3 to 2B.3 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Apr-May
Elevation:
1000 - 1400 meters
3280 - 4595 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral (sandy)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Threatened by wind energy development and vehicles. Possibly threatened by grazing and non-native plants.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 59
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
4 1 1 0 0 53
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 18
Recent <=20 Years 41
Presence:
Presumed Extant 59
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Baja California (BA), California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
San Diego (SDG)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Aguanga (3311647), Beauty Mountain (3311646), Bucksnort Mtn. (3311645), Cameron Corners (3211664), Descanso (3211675), Hot Springs Mtn. (3311635), Jacumba (3211662), Live Oak Springs (3211663), Sombrero Peak (3211673), Tierra Del Sol (3211653), Warner Springs (3311636)
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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