Species Details

Xylorhiza orcuttii

Orcutt's woody-aster

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Scientific Name:
Xylorhiza orcuttii (Vasey & Rose) Greene
Common Name:
Orcutt's woody-aster
Family: Asteraceae
Element Code: PDASTA1040
USDA Plants Symbol: XYOR
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Mar-Apr
Elevation:
0 - 365 meters
0 - 1200 feet
General Habitat:
  • Sonoran desert scrub
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Does this plant occur in RIV Co.? Threatened by vehicles.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 66
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 5 3 0 0 58
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 35
Recent <=20 Years 31
Presence:
Presumed Extant 66
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Baja California (BA), California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Imperial (IMP), San Diego (SDG)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Agua Caliente Springs (3211683), Arroyo Tapiado (3211682), Borrego Mountain (3311622), Borrego Mountain SE (3311611), Borrego Sink (3311623), Carrizo Mtn. (3211671), Carrizo Mtn. NE (3211681), Earthquake Valley (3311614), Fonts Point (3311632), Harper Canyon (3311612), Julian (3311615), Kane Spring NW (3311528), Seventeen Palms (3311631), Shell Reef (3311621), Sweeney Pass (3211672), Whale Peak (3311613)
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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