United States, California, Riverside County, Santa Ana Mtns. Region: Santa Rosa Plateau, hills west of headwaters of De Luz Creek, 50 acre parcel on east side Avenida La Cresta south of Sierra Elena Rd., ca. 0.5 mi. N of Tenaja Rd.
2200 - 2300 ft.
Largely undisturbed parcel with open grassland dominant but with significant patches of oak woodland, chaparral and coastal sage. There is a dried pond, formed by daming a canyon, on the south side of the parcel. Area becoming developed with scattered large houses and this parcel proposed for subdivision.
Annual to 1.5 m tall, in moist canyon below dam; fls. Purple. Uncommon and mostly dead in drainages on parcel overall, but locally common in this one spot.