Species Details

Sanicula tracyi

Tracy's sanicle

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Photo of Sanicula tracyi
©2014 Zoya Akulova
Photo of Sanicula tracyi
©2014 Zoya Akulova
Photo of Sanicula tracyi
©2007 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Scientific Name:
Sanicula tracyi Shan & Const.
Common Name:
Tracy's sanicle
Family: Apiaceae
Element Code: PDAPI1Z0K0
USDA Plants Symbol: SATR3
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Apr-Jul
100 - 1585 meters
330 - 5200 feet
General Habitats:
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
  • Upper montane coniferous forest
Microhabitat Details:
  • Openings
Occurrences from BUT, DNT, TEH, and YUB counties are not this taxon; needs further study. Threatened by grazing, logging, and development. See University of California Publications in Botany 25:69 (1951) for original description.
Threat List Total: 6
Total EOs % of EOs
EOs with Threat Listed: 34 43 %
Logging 23 28%
Grazing 7 8%
Road/trail construction/maint. 7 8%
Improper burning regime 4 5%
Development 2 2%
Total Occurrences: 80
Element Occurrence Ranks:
3 5 3 0 0 69
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 80
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presumed Extant 80
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Butte (BUT), Del Norte (DNT), Humboldt (HUM), Mendocino (MEN), San Diego (SDG), Siskiyou (SIS), Tehama (TEH), Trinity (TRI)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Alpine (3211677), Black Lassic (4012335), Blake Mountain (4012355), Board Camp Mtn. (4012366), Brush Creek (3912163), Cascade (3912162), Chimney Rock (4112356), Clipper Mills (3912152), Covelo East (3912372), Dinsmore (4012345), Forest Glen (4012333), Four Corners Rock (4012312), French Camp Ridge (4112327), Lake Mountain (4012314), Larabee Valley (4012346), Long Ridge (4012313), Lord-ellis Summit (4012387), Maple Creek (4012377), Onion Butte (4012125), Ruth Reservoir (4012334), Shannon Butte (4012323), Showers Mtn. (4012356), Sims Mountain (4012365), Smoky Creek (4012332), Sportshaven (4012344), Swim Ridge (4012322), Zenia (4012324)
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.
Presumed Extant
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