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Recovery Plan for Upland Species of the San Joaquin Valley, California
Contents . Introduction . Species accounts . Recovery . Stepdown . Implementation . References . Appendix

Appendix D. Listed and Candidate Species Occurring in the San Joaquin Valley Region Which are Not Featured in this Recovery Plan

CT = State listed as threatened, CE = State listed as endangered, CR = State listed as rare, CF = Federal candidate, PE = Federal proposed as endangered, PT = Federal proposed as threatened, FE = Federal listed as endangered, FT = Federal listed as threatened.

SpeciesStatusRecovery PlanDistribution and Habitat
large-flowered fiddleneck (Amsinckia grandiflora)CEFEYesNW SJV; Cismontane woodland, Valley and foothill grasslands
Kaweah brodiaea (Brodiaea insignis)CENoneNoTulare County; Cismontane woodland, Valley and foothill grassland / granitic or clay
Chinese Camp brodiaea (Brodiaea pallida)CEPENoTuolumne County; Valley and foothill grassland (vernal streambeds, serpentinite)
succulent owl's-clover (Castilleja campestris ssp. succulenta)CEFTIn ProgressN SJV; Vernal pools
Hoover's spurge (Chamaesyce hooveri)NoneFTIn ProgressN SJV, SV; Vernal pools
Springville clarkia (Clarkia springvillensis)CEPTNoTulare County; Chaparral, Cismontane woodland, Valley and foothill grassland
Delta button-celery (Eryngium racemosum)CENoneNoN SJV; Riparian scrub (vernally mesic clay depressions)
Contra Costa wallflower (Erysimum capitatum ssp. angustatum)CEFEYesAntioch Dunes, NW SJV; stabilized riverine dunes / sand and clay
striped adobe-lily (Fritillaria striata)CTPTNoS SJV; Cismontane woodland, Valley and foothill grassland / adobe
Contra Costa goldfields (Lasthenia conjugens)NoneFEIn ProgressN Coast, S SV, N SJV, San Francisco Bay, N Salinas Valley, S Coast; Valley grassland, vernal pools
MasonŐs lilaeopsis (Lilaeopsis masonii)CRNoneNoDelta Region S SV, N SJV; tidally-inundated freshwater and brackish water marshes
Antioch Dunes evening-primrose (Oenothera deltoides ssp. howellii)CEFEYesAntioch Dunes, NW SJV; stabilized riverine dunes / sand and clay
San Joaquin Valley orcutt grass (Orcuttia inaequalis)CEFTIn ProgressSJV; Vernal pools
hairy orcutt grass (Orcuttia pilosa)CEFEIn ProgressN SJV, SV; Vernal pools
Hartweg's goldensunburst (Pseudobahia bahiifolia)CEFENoNorth-central SJV, S SV; Cismontane woodland, Valley and foothill grassland / clay
San Joaquin adobe sunburst (Pseudobahia peirsonii)CEFTNoSouth-central SJV; Cismontane woodland, Valley and foothill grassland
Keck's checker-mallow (Sidalcea keckii)NonePENoCentral SJV; Cismontane woodland, Valley and foothill grassland
Green's tuctoria (Tuctoria greenei)CRFEIn ProgressSJV, SV; Vernal pools
California vervain (Verbena californica)CTPTNoTuolumne County; Cismontane woodland, Valley and foothill grassland
Conservancy fair shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio)NoneFEIn ProgressSV, N SJV; vernal pools in valley grassland
longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna)NoneFEIn ProgressSJV; vernal pools in Valley and foothill grassland and Chenopod scrub
vernal pool fairy shrimp (Branchinecta lynchi)NoneFTIn ProgressSV, SJV; vernal pools in Foothill grassland and Chenopod scrub
vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi)NoneFEIn ProgressSV, N SJV; vernal pools in Valley grassland
Lange's metalmark butterfly (Apodemia mormo langei)NoneFEYesAntioch Dunes NW SJV; buckwheat in Valley grasslands / sands
Valley elderberry longhorn beetle (Desmocerus californicus dimorphus)NoneFTYesSV, SJV, riparian communities; requires elderberry bushes for larval development
California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense)NoneFCIn ProgressN SJV, S SV, Bay Area, Central Coast, Central Coastal Ranges; aquatic larval stage in Vernal pools, adults in Valley and foothill grassland, Cismontane woodland, Chaparral,, Coastal shrub scrub
California red-legged frog (Rana aurora draytonii)NoneFTIn ProgressSV, N SJV, Coastal Ranges, N, C, and S Coast; amphibious in ponds, creeks, marshes, and other freshwater and wetland
Alameda striped racer (Masticophis lateralis euryxanthus)NoneFTNoEast Bay area in Contra Costa and Alameda Counties; Chaparral, coastal scrub, Valley and foothill grassland; pine/oak woodlands
giant garter snake (Thamnophis gigas)CTFTIn ProgressSV, SJV; amphibious in freshwater streams, sloughs, and marshes on Valley floor
Aleutian Canada goose (Branta canadensis leucopareia)NoneFTYesSV, N SJV (winter range); marshes, lakes, ponds, pastures, and croplands on Valley floor
Swainson's hawk (Buteo swainsoni)CTNoneNoCV, Modoc Plateau and scattered areas desert areas; riparian, certain crops, isolated trees for nesting
mountain plover (Charadrius montanus) NoneFCNoSJV and adjacent lowlands, Imperial Valley, Gulf Coast (wintering grounds); valley and foothill grassland, chenopod scrub
western yellow-billed cuckoo (Coccyzus americanus occidentalis)CENoneNoS British Columbia to CA and NV and Mexico (breeding season); dense riparian forest and woodlands (breeding habitat)
southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii estimus)CEFEIn ProgressCV and east Slope of Sierra Nevada (breeding range); willow thickets, other shrubby riparian associations.
American peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus anatum)CEFEYesS Canada, U.S.A., N Mexico (historical breeding range); habitat highly variable, feed mainly on small to medium-sized birds
greater sandhill crane (Grus canadensis tabida)CTNoneNoBritish Columbia S and E to NE CA, OR, MI (breeding); CA and TX (winter); cultivated fields, marshes, Valley grasslands (winter)
California condor (Gymnogyps californianus)CEFEYesS SJV (recent), Transverse Range and adjacent lowlands; range widely; feed on carcasses of large mammals including livestock
bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)CEFTYesAlaska to Mexico (historical range), SJV mostly for wintering; mostly associated with rivers and lakes
California black rail (Laterallus jamaicensis coturniculus)CTNoneNoW Central lowland CA to N Baja California (historic); coastal and freshwater marshes
bank swallow (Riparia riparia)CTNoneYesCA lowlands, CV (breeding), S. Amer. (winter); nest in holes in steep or vertical river banks / sandy to silt loam soils preferred for digging nests
least Bell's vireo (Vireo bellii pusillus)CEFEYesLowlands of S, Central CA (historic; probably extirpated from CV); Deciduous riparian forest with cottonwood and willow composition and thick shrub understory
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