Species Details

Ornithostaphylos oppositifolia

Baja California birdbush

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Scientific Name:
Ornithostaphylos oppositifolia (Parry) Small
Common Name:
Baja California birdbush
Family: Ericaceae
Element Code: PDERI0W010
USDA Plants Symbol: OROP
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.1
Fed List: None
State List: CE (2001-05-01)
Global Rank: G3
State Rank:
S1
Other Status: SB_CalBG/RSABG
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.1 to 2B.1 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 1980-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: perennial evergreen shrub
Blooming Period: Jan-Apr
Elevation:
55 - 800 meters
180 - 2625 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known in CA from only one occurrence west of San Ysidro near the Mexican border. Threatened by Border Patrol activities.
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)
Baja California (BA), California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
San Diego (SDG)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Imperial Beach (3211751), Tecate (3211656)
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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