Special Status Species Within Fort Ord

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Fort Ord is home to 35 rare plant and animal species[1]. 19 of these species are included as part of the Fort Ord HCP[2]. Federal and state threatened and endangered species in Fort Ord include:

Species [3] [4] Current Listing Status [5] [6][7] Part of HCP (Yes/No)
Sand gilia (Gilia tenuiflora arenaria) Federally Endangered/ State Threatened/ CNPS 1B Yes
Monterey spineflower (Chorizanthe pungens) Federally Threatened/ CNPS 1B Yes
Rosbust spineflower (Corizanthe robusta) Federally Endangered/ CNPS 1B No
Seaside bird’s-beak (Cordylanthus rigidus littoralis) State Endangered/ CNPS 1B Yes
Hooker’s manzanita (Arctostaphylos hookeri hookeri) State Endangered/ CNPS 1B Yes
Sandmat manzanita (A. pumila) Federally Endangered/ CNPS 1B Yes
Yadon’s piperia (Piperia yadonii) Federally Endangered/ CNPS 1B Yes
Contra Costa goldfields (Lasthenia conjugens) Federally Endangered/ CNPS 1B Yes
California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense) Federally Threatened/ Federally Endangered/ State Threatened Yes
California Red-Legged Frog (Rana draytonii) Federally Threatened No
Smith's Blue Butterfly (Euphilotes enoptes smithi) Federally Endangered No
Western Snowy Plover (Charadrius nivosus nivosus) Federally Threatened No

Additional special status species within Fort Ord are (NOTE: this list is incomplete):

Species [3] [4] Current Listing Status [5] [6][7] Part of HCP (Yes/No)
Monterey manzanita (A. montereyensis) BLM Sensative/ CNPS 1B Yes
Pajaro manzanita (A. pajaroensis) CNPS 1B No
Monterey ceanothus (Ceanothus cuneatus var. rigidus) State Vulnerable Yes
Eastwood’s goldenbush (Ericameria fasciculata) BLM Sensative Yes
California Black Legless Lizard (Anniella pulchra nigra) Species of Special Concern Yes
California linderiella (Linderiella occidentalis) Near Threatened Yes
Congdon's Spikeweed (Centromadia parryi congdonii) CNPS 1B No
Monterey Cypress (Hesperocyparis macrocarpa) CNPS 1B No
Marsh Scorzonella (Microseris paludosa) CNPS 1B No
Santa Cruz Clover (Trifolium buckwestiorum) CNPS 1B No
Pacific Grove Clover (Trifolium polyodon CNPS 1B No
Species still to be added TBD No

Links

References

  1. http://www.blm.gov/pgdata/content/ca/en/fo/hollister/fort_ord/index.html
  2. http://www.fora.org/habitat.html
  3. 3.0 3.1 ESA 2013 Annual Biological Monitoring Report
  4. 4.0 4.1 [1]
  5. 5.0 5.1 ESA plant list
  6. 6.0 6.1 ESA animal list
  7. 7.0 7.1 http://www.blm.gov/style/medialib/blm/ca/pdf/hollister.Par.93735.File.dat/FtOrdPlantsAlph12Aug10_c.pdf

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