Delphinium bakeri
Common Name: Baker's larkspur
Family: Ranunculaceae
Element Code: PDRAN0B050
Full Name: Delphinium bakeri Ewan

2004 Doreen L. Smith
Biology Glossary
  • Lifeform: perennial herb
  • Blooming Period: March - May
  • Habitat: decomposed shale, often mesic.
    • Broadleafed upland forest
    • Coastal scrub
    • Valley and foothill grassland
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 6
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    0 0 0 1 1 4
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    2 4
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    5 0 1
Notes Glossary
  • Known from only one extant occurrence along Salmon Creek. Nearly extinct; as of July 2011, seven plants remain. Other historic occurrences extirpated by agricultural conversion, road maintenance, and grazing. Threatened by road maintenance, grazing, and horticultural collecting. See Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 69:144 (1942) for original description.
  • 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: 2013-01-18
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 80 - 305 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • States: California
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Marin (MRN),  Sonoma (SON) *
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Petaluma (484B)* 38122B6,  Point Reyes NE (485A) 38122B7,  Tomales (485B)* 38122B8,  Camp Meeker (502B)* 38122D8
  • 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 550
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 ].

38122B6=Petaluma (484B)* 38122B6;38122B7=Point Reyes NE (485A) 38122B7;38122B8=Tomales (485B)* 38122B8;38122D8=Camp Meeker (502B)* 38122D8