Species Details

Silene suksdorfii

Cascade alpine campion

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Scientific Name:
Silene suksdorfii Rob.
Common Name:
Cascade alpine campion
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Element Code: PDCAR0U1W0
USDA Plants Symbol: SISU
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G4
State Rank:
S3
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.3 to 2B.3 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 1988-01-01
Date Edited: 2022-06-08
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Jul-Sep
Elevation:
2355 - 3110 meters
7725 - 10205 feet
General Habitat:
  • Alpine boulder and rock field
  • Subalpine coniferous forest
  • Upper montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Rocky
  • Volcanic
Notes:
Known in CA only from Mt. Shasta and Mt. Lassen. On review list in ID, and watch list in OR. See Bot. Gaz. 16: 44 (1891) for original description and MadroƱo 34(1):29-40 (1987) for taxonomic discussion.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 10
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 2 0 0 0 8
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 7
Recent <=20 Years 3
Presence:
Presumed Extant 10
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Idaho (ID), Oregon (OR), Washington (WA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Shasta (SHA), Siskiyou (SIS), Tehama (TEH)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Lassen Peak (4012145), Manzanita Lake (4012155), McCloud (4112232), Mt. Shasta (4112242), Rainbow Mtn. (4112148)?, Reading Peak (4012144), West Prospect Peak (4012154)
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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