Species Details

Arenaria lanuginosa var. saxosa

rock sandwort

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Scientific Name:
Arenaria lanuginosa (Michx.) Rohrb. var. saxosa (A. Gray) Zarucchi et al.
Common Name:
rock sandwort
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Element Code: PDCAR040E4
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5T5
State Rank:
S2
Other Status: SB_CalBG/RSABG; USFS_S
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.3 to 2B.3 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 2001-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-08-25
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Jul-Aug
Elevation:
1455 - 2600 meters
4775 - 8530 feet
General Habitat:
  • Subalpine coniferous forest
  • Upper montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Mesic
  • Sandy
Notes:
Possibly threatened by foot traffic. See Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 5(6):18 (1853) for original description, and American Midland Naturalist 46(2):498 (1951) for revised nomenclature.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 15
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 6 0 0 9
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 2
Recent <=20 Years 13
Presence:
Presumed Extant 15
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Arizona (AZ), Baja California (BA), California (CA), Colorado (CO), New Mexico (NM), Texas (TX), Utah (UT)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
San Bernardino (SBD)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Big Bear Lake (3411628), Forest Falls (3411618), Moonridge (3411627), San Gorgonio Mtn. (3411617)
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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