Species Details

Pentachaeta fragilis

fragile pentachaeta

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Scientific Name:
Pentachaeta fragilis Bdg.
Common Name:
fragile pentachaeta
Family: Asteraceae
Element Code: PDAST6X050
USDA Plants Symbol: PEFR6
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Mar-Jun
Elevation:
45 - 2100 meters
150 - 6890 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Lower montane coniferous forest (sandy)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Openings (often)
Notes:
Possibly threatened by wind energy development. See University of California Publications in Botany 6(7):170 (1915) for original description and 65:38 (1973) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 0
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 0
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 0
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Kern (KRN), Madera (MAD), San Luis Obispo (SLO)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Caliente Mtn. (3511917), Claraville (3511843), Cross Mountain (3511832), Emerald Mtn. (3511833), Loraine (3511834), Raymond (3711928)
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
Counties   Quads