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Salvia virgata Jacq.

Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Initial Editorial Analysis 26 Apr 2011
Source of Report for California  
a Barbi, D. 1994. County Index Map Detection Manual. California Dept. of Food and Agric. Unpublished manuscript, as cited in Kartesz & Meacham
b Rosatti SMASCH notes: Not naturalized in CA, according to The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]; Not treated in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]
c Hrusa et al., ms later published in Madrono 49(2)61-98. 2002: DISTRIBUTION: n SN; MP, SBr.; STATUS: unknown, possibly sparingly naturalized.; NOTES: San Bernardino Co. specimen originally identified as Salvia pratensis L. s.s.; Nevada County population eradicated; "...weedy in 2-acre dry rangeland, adjacent to wet slough...very dry escape..."
d Hrusa et al., Madrono 49(2)61-98. 2002: DIST: MP, SBr., n SN: Hrusa et al. Current Status: No current information: DOC: Nevada Co.: just east of Grass Valley, on Empire Mine property. July, 1972, L. Mott. s.n. (JEPS); Empire Mine property, end of Stacy Lane off Highway 49, south side of Grass Valley, T16N, R08E, Sec. 34, MD. Weedy in 2-acre meadow. June 8, 1972, T.C. Fuller and G.D. Barbe 964 (CDA, UC), det. by Ian C. Hedge (RGBE), Feb. 1987; San Bernardino Co.: Lake Arrowhead, garden escape. Aug., 1931, Braunton 1056 (DS); Siskiyou Co.: scattered plants on 600 sq. ft. of drainage way in dry rangeland, adjacent to wet slough, Greenhorn Valley, ca 2 mi. W of Yreka. June 24, 1964, T.C. Fuller 12244 (CDA), det. by E. McClintock; loc. cit. July 29, 1968, C.S. Giebner s.n. (CDA); Ager Beswick Road, very dry roadside. Aug., 1998, L. Parsons s.n. (JEPS): NOTES: Extirpated in Nevada Co; current status of Siskiyou Co. plants currently under investigation. San Bernardino Co. specimen originally identified as Salvia pratensis L. (sensu stricto) Acc. to R. Breckenridge (CDFA, Integrated Pest Control Branch), Salvia virgata is readily distinguished from S. pratensis s.s. by the foetid odor of its foliage.
Initial Editorial Comments three records in SMASCH, JEPS74308 (Mott, Jul 1972, e of Grass Valley, Nevada Co.), JEPS95183 (Parsons, Aug 1998, along Ager Beswick Rd., Siskiyou Co.), UC1419838 (Fuller and Barbe 964, 8 Jun 1972, Grass Valley, Nevada Co.); in no way mentioned in Munz; evidently in no way mentioned in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1], despite Rosatti SMASCH note; indicated as noxious, and only present in California in Kartesz & Meacham; according to Source d, status uncertain, although extirpated in Nevada Co. (20 Feb 2003)
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary addition, for taxon reported as naturalized in California since The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]
Current Status JFP-2, accepted name for taxon naturalized in CA
Current Status Authority The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status Date 26 Apr 2011
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Salvia
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Salvia

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