Fremontodendron mexicanum
Common Name: Mexican flannelbush
Family: Malvaceae
Synonyms:
Element Code: PDSTE03020
Full Name: Fremontodendron mexicanum A. Davids.
USDA PLANTS Symbol: FRME2

Charles Webber© 1998 California Academy of Sciences
Biology Glossary
  • Lifeform: perennial evergreen shrub
  • Blooming Period: March - June
  • Habitat: gabbroic, metavolcanic, or serpentinite.
    • Closed-cone coniferous forest
    • Chaparral
    • Cismontane woodland
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 5
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    1 1 0 0 1 2
  • Population Status:
    Historic
    >20 yrs
    Recent
    <=20 yrs
    3 2
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    4 1 0
Notes Glossary
  • Known from fewer than 10 occurrences, though only observed at two locations in recent years; fewer than 100 plants are estimated to remain as of 1993. Specimens from outside SDG Co. and BA are probably misidentified or planted. Threatened by urbanization. See Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 16:50 (1917) for original description, and Systematic Botany 16(1):3-20 (1991) for taxonomic treatment.
  • 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: 2012-05-04
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 10 - 716 meters
  • California Endemic: no
  • States: California, Baja California
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    San Diego (SDG)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Dulzura (010A) 32116F7,  Jamul Mountains (010B)* 32116F8,  Otay Mesa (010C) 32116E8,  Otay Mountain (010D) 32116E7,  Point Loma (011B)* 32117F2,  Imperial Beach (011D) 32117E1,  Monument Peak (019B) 32116H4
  • 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 819
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 ].
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CA,BA
32116F7=Dulzura (010A) 32116F7;32116F8=Jamul Mountains (010B)* 32116F8;32116E8=Otay Mesa (010C) 32116E8;32116E7=Otay Mountain (010D) 32116E7;32117F2=Point Loma (011B)* 32117F2;32117E1=Imperial Beach (011D) 32117E1;32116H4=Monument Peak (019B) 32116H4