Spermolepis gigantea
Common Name: desert scaleseed
Family: Apiaceae
Synonyms: Ammoselinum giganteum
Element Code: PDAPI05020
Full Name: Spermolepis gigantea (Coulter & Rose) Nesom
USDA PLANTS Symbol: AMGI

2011 Steve Matson
Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 1
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    0 0 0 0 0 1
  • Population Status:
    Historic
    >20 yrs
    Recent
    <=20 yrs
    1 0
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    1 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • Known in CA only from Hayfields Dry Lake; needs field surveys. See Phytoneuron 87:1-49 (2012) 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: 1988-01-01
  • Last Update: 2016-04-11
Location Glossary
  • Elevation:
  • California Endemic: no
  • States: California, Arizona
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Riverside (RIV)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Hayfield Spring (062A) 33115F5,  Hayfield (062B) 33115F6
  • 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 2
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 http://www.rareplants.cnps.org [accessed ].
-115.5,33.625

CA,AZ
33115F5=Hayfield Spring (062A) 33115F5;33115F6=Hayfield (062B) 33115F6