Species Details

Polygala heterorhyncha

notch-beaked milkwort

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Scientific Name:
Polygala heterorhyncha (Barneby) T. Wendt
Common Name:
notch-beaked milkwort
Family: Polygalaceae
Element Code: PDPGL02270
USDA Plants Symbol: POHE7
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G2
State Rank:
S2
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.3 to 2B.3 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 1994-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Apr-May
Elevation:
900 - 1600 meters
2955 - 5250 feet
General Habitat:
  • Mojavean desert scrub (alkaline)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known in CA from three occurrences in the Funeral Mtns. On watch list in NV. See Leaflets of Western Botany 3:194 (1943) for original description, and Journal of the Arnold Arboretum 60:504-514 (1979) for revised nomenclature.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 3
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 3
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 3
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 3
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Nevada (NV)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Inyo (INY)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Chloride City (3611668), Daylight Pass (3611678), East of Chloride City (3611667)
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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