Species Details

Phacelia insularis var. continentis

North Coast phacelia

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Scientific Name:
Phacelia insularis Munz var. continentis J.T. Howell
Common Name:
North Coast phacelia
Family: Hydrophyllaceae
Element Code: PDHYD0C2B1
USDA Plants Symbol: PHINC2
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Mar-May
Elevation:
10 - 170 meters
35 - 560 feet
General Habitat:
  • Coastal bluff scrub
  • Coastal dunes
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Rocky (sometimes)
  • Sandy
Notes:
Known from fewer than twenty occurrences. Threatened by foot traffic, non-native plants, and grazing. See American Midland Naturalist 33:474 (1945) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 15
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 5 4 2 0 4
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 6
Recent <=20 Years 9
Presence:
Presumed Extant 15
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Marin (MRN), Mendocino (MEN)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Drakes Bay (3812218), Fort Bragg (3912347), Inglenook (3912357), Inverness (3812217), Mendocino (3912337), Tomales (3812228)
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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