Species Details

Phacelia lyonii

Lyon's phacelia

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Scientific Name:
Phacelia lyonii Gray
Common Name:
Lyon's phacelia
Family: Hydrophyllaceae
Element Code: PDHYD0C2U0
USDA Plants Symbol: PHLY
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G2
State Rank:
S2
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from CBR to 1B.2 on 2021-04-15
Considered But Rejected on 2010-03-15
Add Date: 2021-04-15
Date Edited: 2021-10-08
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Apr-Oct
Elevation:
0 - 460 meters
0 - 1510 feet
General Habitat:
  • Coastal bluff scrub
  • Chaparral
  • Coastal dunes
  • Coastal scrub
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Gravelly
  • Openings
  • Rocky
  • Talus
Notes:
Threats:

Threatened by feral herbivores, overgrazing, and non-native plants. Possibly threatened by military activities. 

Taxonomy:



Other:

Single collection in 2011 from the beach at Camp Pendleton (SDG Co.) is considered a waif.

Total Occurrences: 69
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 69
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 23
Recent <=20 Years 46
Presence:
Presumed Extant 69
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Los Angeles (LAX)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
San Clemente Island Central (3211874), San Clemente Island South (3211873), Santa Catalina East (3311833), Santa Catalina North (3311844), Santa Catalina South (3311834), Santa Catalina West (3311845)
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