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Lessingia micradenia var. glabrata
Common Name: smooth lessingia
Family: Asteraceae
Element Code: PDAST5S062
Full Name: Lessingia micradenia Greene var. glabrata (Keck) Ferris

2007 Neal Kramer
Biology Glossary
  • Lifeform: annual herb
  • Blooming Period: (Apr-Jun)Jul-Nov
  • Habitat: serpentinite, often roadsides.
    • Chaparral
    • Cismontane woodland
    • Valley and foothill grassland
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from CDFW
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 44
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    12 18 4 0 0 10
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    6 38
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
    44 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • Potentially threatened by development and vehicles. Possibly threatened by non-native plants. See Aliso 4:105 (1958) for original description, and Contributions from the Dudley Herbarium 5:101 (1958) for revised nomenclature.
  • To submit rare plant observation data, use the CNDDB field survey form. Please see also the CNPS Rare Plant Data page.
  • Date Added: 1994-01-01
  • Last Update: 2013-01-18
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 120 - 420 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • Other States:
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Santa Clara (SCL)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Gilroy Hot Springs (405C) 3712114,  Mt. Sizer (406A) 3712125,  Morgan Hill (406B) 3712126,  Mt. Madonna (406C) 3712116,  Gilroy (406D) 3712115,  Santa Teresa Hills (407A) 3712127,  Los Gatos (407B) 3712128,  Loma Prieta (407D) 3712117,  Davenport (408C) 3712212,  San Jose East (427D) 3712137
  • Notes:
      Definitions of codes preceding a county and/or quad:
      * Presumed extirpated
      ? Uncertain about distribution or identity
      ?* Uncertain about distribution, but presumed extirpated if once present
      (?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
      Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. This data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.
Presumed Extant Presumed Extirpated or Unknown 1326
Links to Leading Resources of Taxon Information
Suggested Citation
California Native Plant Society, Rare Plant Program. . Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants of California (online edition, v8-03). Website http://www.rareplants.cnps.org [accessed ].

3712114=Gilroy Hot Springs (405C) 3712114;3712125=Mt. Sizer (406A) 3712125;3712126=Morgan Hill (406B) 3712126;3712116=Mt. Madonna (406C) 3712116;3712115=Gilroy (406D) 3712115;3712127=Santa Teresa Hills (407A) 3712127;3712128=Los Gatos (407B) 3712128;3712117=Loma Prieta (407D) 3712117;3712212=Davenport (408C) 3712212;3712137=San Jose East (427D) 3712137