Species Details

Piperia yadonii

Yadon's rein orchid

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Scientific Name:
Piperia yadonii Morgan & Ackerman
Common Name:
Yadon's rein orchid
Family: Orchidaceae
Element Code: PMORC1X070
USDA Plants Symbol: PIYA
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: (Feb)May-Aug
Elevation:
10 - 510 meters
35 - 1675 feet
General Habitat:
  • Coastal bluff scrub
  • Closed-cone coniferous forest
  • Chaparral (maritime)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Sandy
Notes:
Threatened by urbanization, recreational development, non-native plants, road maintenance, and herbivory. See Lindleyana 5(4):205-211 (1990) for original description, and The Wild Orchids of California, p. 134-135 (1995) by R. Coleman for species account.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 26
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
2 8 5 2 1 8
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 9
Recent <=20 Years 17
Presence:
Presumed Extant 25
Possibly Extirpated 1
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Monterey (MNT)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Marina (3612167)*, Monterey (3612158), Moss Landing (3612177), Mt. Carmel (3612147), Prunedale (3612176), Seaside (3612157), Soberanes Point (3612148)
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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