Species Details

Vaccinium scoparium

little-leaved huckleberry

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© 2010 Keir Morse
Scientific Name:
Vaccinium scoparium Leib.
Common Name:
little-leaved huckleberry
Family: Ericaceae
Element Code: PDERI180Y0
USDA Plants Symbol: VASC
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5
State Rank:
S3
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.2 to 2B.2 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 1994-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: perennial deciduous shrub
Blooming Period: Jun-Aug
Elevation:
1036 - 2200 meters
3400 - 7220 feet
General Habitat:
  • Subalpine coniferous forest (rocky)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
See Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium 5(2):87-108 (1897) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
References:
Total Occurrences: 29
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
2 3 0 0 0 24
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 18
Recent <=20 Years 11
Presence:
Presumed Extant 29
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Colorado (CO), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT), Nevada (NV), New Mexico (NM), Oregon (OR), South Dakota (SD), Utah (UT), Washington (WA), Wyoming (WY)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Del Norte (DNT), Humboldt (HUM), Siskiyou (SIS), Trinity (TRI)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Caribou Lake (4112218), China Mtn. (4112245), Condrey Mtn. (4112288), Eaton Peak (4112238), English Peak (4112342), Gasquet (4112378), High Divide (4112481), Hiouchi (4112471), Hurdygurdy Butte (4112377), Marble Mountain (4112352), Mount Eddy (4112234), Rainbow Mtn. (4112148), Seven Lakes Basin (4112224), Thompson Peak (4112311), Ukonom Lake (4112353), Willow Creek (4012386)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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Presumed Extant
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