Species Details

Poa sierrae

Sierra blue grass

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© 2012 Belinda Lo
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G3
State Rank:
S3
Other Status: BLM_S; USFS_S
CRPR Changes:
changed from CBR to 1B.3 on 2010-06-10
Considered But Rejected on 1984-09-01
Add Date: 2010-06-10
Date Edited: 2022-06-08
Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb
Blooming Period: Apr-Jul
Elevation:
365 - 1500 meters
1200 - 4920 feet
General Habitat:
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Openings
Notes:
Possibly threatened by road maintenance. See The Wasmann Journal of Biology 37:1&2 (1979) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 88
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
7 28 6 5 0 42
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 10
Recent <=20 Years 78
Presence:
Presumed Extant 88
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Butte (BUT), El Dorado (ELD), Nevada (NEV), Placer (PLA), Plumas (PLU), Shasta (SHA)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Alleghany (3912047), Berry Creek (3912164), Blue Canyon (3912036), Brush Creek (3912163), Cascade (3912162), Chicago Park (3912028), Colfax (3912018), Devil Peak (3812085), Devils Rock (4012271), Dogwood Peak (3912171), Duncan Peak (3912025), Dutch Flat (3912027), Forbestown (3912153), Foresthill (3912017), Georgetown (3812087), Greek Store (3912015), Michigan Bluff (3912016), Montgomery Creek (4012178), Pulga (3912174), Robbs Peak (3812084), Soapstone Hill (3912173), Storrie (3912183), Tunnel Hill (3812086), Washington (3912037), Westville (3912026)
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
Counties   Quads