Streptanthus albidus ssp. albidus
Common Name: Metcalf Canyon jewelflower
Family: Brassicaceae
Element Code: PDBRA2G011
Full Name: Streptanthus albidus Greene ssp. albidus

1995 Dean Wm. Taylor
Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 12
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    0 7 2 2 1 0
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    2 10
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    11 0 1
Notes Glossary
  • Threatened by residential development, road construction, vehicles, and non-native plants. A synonym of S. glandulosus ssp. albidus in TJM 2; further study is underway to determine its relationship to the S. glandulosus complex. See Pittonia 1:62 (1887) for original description, Madroño 14(7):217-227 (1958) for taxonomic treatment, and Systematic Botany 19(4):557-574 (1994) for discussion of S. glandulosus complex.
  • To submit rare plant observation data, use the CNDDB field survey form. Please see also the CNPS Rare Plant Data page.
  • Date Added: 1974-01-01
  • Last Update: 2015-11-04
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 45 - 800 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • States: California
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Santa Clara (SCL)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Mt. Sizer (406A)* 37121B5,  Morgan Hill (406B) 37121B6,  Gilroy (406D) 37121A5,  Santa Teresa Hills (407A)* 37121B7,  Los Gatos (407B) 37121B8,  Lick Observatory (426C) 37121C6,  San Jose East (427D) 37121C7
  • 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.
Presumed Extant Presumed Extirpated or Unknown 1489
Links to Leading Resources of Taxon Information
Suggested Citation
CNPS, Rare Plant Program. . Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v8-02). California Native Plant Society, Sacramento, CA. Website [accessed ].

37121B5=Mt. Sizer (406A)* 37121B5;37121B6=Morgan Hill (406B) 37121B6;37121A5=Gilroy (406D) 37121A5;37121B7=Santa Teresa Hills (407A)* 37121B7;37121B8=Los Gatos (407B) 37121B8;37121C6=Lick Observatory (426C) 37121C6;37121C7=San Jose East (427D) 37121C7