Clarkia Franciscana Genetics Study

Summary

SCH Number
2017018025
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife Conservation Board (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Conservation Board)
Document Title
Clarkia Franciscana Genetics Study
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
1/4/2017

Document Description
The Permittee will collect leaf tissue from five to ten flowiering individuals at each populaiton and will send the collected material to Chicago Botanic Garden for genetic analysis. Five to ten flowering individuals will also be collected from each population as voucher specimens. Voucher specimens will be sent to Chicago Botanic Garden, the Smithsonian Institute, and regional herbaria that are members of the Consortium of California Herbaria. Two cups of soil will be collected from each population for soil chemical analysis. Genetic analysis will examine the genetic relationships of the two Clarkia franciscana populations and several serpentine and non-serpentine populations of a closely related species, Clarkia rubicunda.

Contact Information
Cherilyn Burton
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Conservation Board
1416 Ninth Street, Suite 1260
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 651-6508

Location

Counties
Alameda San Francisco

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15306, Class 6
Reasons for Exemption
Basic date collection, research, and resource evaluation activities which will not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource.
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