Plagiobothrys figuratus - (Piper) I.M. Johnston ex M.E. Peck
Rough Popcorn-flower
Other English Common Names: Fragrant Popcorn-flower
Other Common Names: fragrant popcornflower
Synonym(s): Plagiobothrys hirtus sensu lato (Greene) I.M. Johnston
Taxonomic Status: Accepted
Related ITIS Name(s): Plagiobothrys figuratus (Piper) I.M. Johnston ex M.E. Peck (TSN 31994)
French Common Names: plagiobothryde odorante
Unique Identifier: ELEMENT_GLOBAL.2.132672
Element Code: PDBOR0V190
Informal Taxonomy: Plants, Vascular - Flowering Plants - Borage Family
 
Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family Genus
Plantae Anthophyta Dicotyledoneae Lamiales Boraginaceae Plagiobothrys
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Concept Reference: Kartesz, J.T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 2nd edition. 2 vols. Timber Press, Portland, OR.
Concept Reference Code: B94KAR01HQUS
Name Used in Concept Reference: Plagiobothrys figuratus
Taxonomic Comments: Formerly treated as P. hirtus var. corallocarpus and var. figuratus (see Kartesz checklist, 1994, for synonymy).
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NatureServe Status

Global Status: G4
Global Status Last Reviewed: 19Jan1996
Global Status Last Changed: 19Jan1996
Rounded Global Status: G4 - Apparently Secure
Nation: United States
National Status: N4
Nation: Canada
National Status: N1 (13Nov2017)

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United States Alaska (SNR), Arkansas (SNA), Illinois (SNR), Michigan (SNR), North Carolina (SNR), Oregon (S4), Washington (SNR)
Canada British Columbia (SNR)

Other Statuses

Canadian Species at Risk Act (SARA) Schedule 1/Annexe 1 Status: E (23Feb2010)
Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC): Endangered (25Apr2008)
Comments on COSEWIC: Reason for designation: Although only a single plant was seen in 2005 and none in 2006, the species is likely extant in the form of seeds in the soil. The species? potential for continued survival is at risk from on-going threats to its habitat from such factors as loss of habitat due to urbanization/development, environmental and demographic stochasticity, and competition from native and alien plant species.

Status history: Designated Endangered in April 2008.

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United States AK, ARexotic, IL, MI, NC, OR, WA
Canada BC

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State County Name (FIPS Code)
OR Jackson (41029), Josephine (41033)
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Watershed Region Help Watershed Name (Watershed Code)
17 Upper Rogue (17100307)+, Middle Rogue (17100308)+, Applegate (17100309)+, Lower Rogue (17100310)+
18 Upper Klamath (18010206)+
+ Natural heritage record(s) exist for this watershed
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Management Summary Not yet assessed
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References
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  • Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC). 2008. COSEWIC Assessment Results, April 2008. Online. Available: http://www.cosewic.gc.ca/.

  • Costanzo, B. 2002f. Stewardship Account for Fragrant Popcornflower Plagiobothrys figuratus. Prepared for the B.C. Conservation Data Centre and the Garry Oak Ecosystems Recovery Team. Sponsored by the Habitat Stewardship Program, Gov. Can., and Nat. Conservancy Can. Victoria, BC. 9 pp.

  • Douglas, G.W., D. Meidinger, and J. Penny. 2002. Rare Native Vascular Plants of British Columbia, 2nd ed. B.C. Conserv. Data Centre, Terrestrial Inf. Branch, Victoria. 358pp.

  • Douglas, G.W., G.B. Straley, and D. Meidinger, eds. 1998. Rare Native Vascular Plants of British Columbia. Conserv. Data Centre, Resour. Inventory Branch, B.C. Minist. Environ., Lands and Parks, Victoria, and B.C. Minist. For., Victoria.

  • Douglas, G.W., G.D. Straley, D. Meidinger, and J. Pojar, eds. 1998. Illustrated Flora of British Columbia, Vol. 2, Dicotyledons (Balsaminaceae through Cucurbitaceae). B.C. Minist. Environ., Lands and Parks, and B.C. Minist. For. Res. Program. 401pp.

  • Garry Oak Ecosystems Recovery Team. 2002. Prepared by: B. Costanzo. Stewardship account for fragrant popcornflower (Plagiobothrys figuratus). Garry Oak Ecosystems Recovery Team, Victoria, British Columbia.

  • Garry Oak Ecosystems Recovery Team. 2003. Plagiobothrys figuratus (edit 2007). In: Species at risk in Garry oak and associated ecosystems in British Columbia. Garry Oak Ecosystems Recovery Team, Victoria, British Columbia.

  • Kartesz, J.T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 2nd edition. 2 vols. Timber Press, Portland, OR.

  • Kartesz, J.T. 1999. A synonymized checklist and atlas with biological attributes for the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. First edition. In: Kartesz, J.T., and C.A. Meacham. Synthesis of the North American Flora, Version 1.0. North Carolina Botanical Garden, Chapel Hill, N.C.

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