Species Details

Noccaea fendleri ssp. californica

Kneeland Prairie pennycress

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Scientific Name:
Noccaea fendleri (A. Gray) Holub ssp. californica (S. Watson) Al-Shehbaz & M. Koch
Common Name:
Kneeland Prairie pennycress
Family: Brassicaceae
Element Code: PDBRA2P041
USDA Plants Symbol: NOFEC
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: May-Jun
Elevation:
760 - 815 meters
2495 - 2675 feet
General Habitat:
  • Coastal prairie (serpentinite)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known from one occurrence at Kneeland Prairie; other reported occurrences are mis-identified T. montanum. Potentially threatened by road maintenance and airport expansion; voluntarily protected by landowner. See Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 17:365 (1882) for original description, and Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 21(2):80-81 (1971) for revised nomenclature.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 1
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 1 0 0 0 0
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 1
Presence:
Presumed Extant 1
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Humboldt (HUM)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Iaqua Buttes (4012368)
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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