Species Details

Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia

currant-leaved desert mallow

  Download Report   Calflora     eFlora     CCH     CalPhotos
No Photo Available
Scientific Name:
Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia (Hook. & Arn.) Rydb.
Common Name:
currant-leaved desert mallow
Family: Malvaceae
Element Code: PDMAL140U0
USDA Plants Symbol: SPGR2
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G4G5
State Rank:
S2
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.3 to 2B.3 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 2001-01-01
Date Edited: 2022-06-08
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: May-Oct
Elevation:
1200 - 2100 meters
3935 - 6890 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chenopod scrub
  • Great Basin scrub
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Volcanic
Notes:
Naturalized in SBA Co. See Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 40(1):58 (1913) for revised nomenclature, and University of California Publications in Botany 19(1):86-88 (1935) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 11
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 1 0 0 0 10
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 9
Recent <=20 Years 2
Presence:
Presumed Extant 11
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Arizona (AZ), California (CA), Idaho (ID), Nevada (NV), New Mexico (NM), Oregon (OR), Utah (UT), Washington (WA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Lassen (LAS), Mono (MNO)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Bull Flat (4012041), Calneva Lake (4012021), Little Mud Flat (4012042), Spencer Creek (4012031), Topaz Lake (3811965), Wendel (4012032)
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.

Map

Presumed Extant
Counties   Quads