Species Details

Abronia alpina

Ramshaw Meadows abronia

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Photo of Abronia alpina
© 2004 James M. Andre
Photo of Abronia alpina
© 2004 James M. Andre
Scientific Name:
Abronia alpina Bdg.
Common Name:
Ramshaw Meadows abronia
Family: Nyctaginaceae
Element Code: PDNYC01020
USDA Plants Symbol: ABAL
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Jul-Aug
Elevation:
2400 - 2700 meters
7875 - 8860 feet
General Habitat:
  • Meadows and seeps (granitic, gravelly margins)
General Micro Habitat: Granitic, gravelly and sandy margins with Hulsea vestita and Lupinus breweri
Micro Habitat:
  • Granitic
  • Gravelly
  • Sandy
Notes:
Known from only Ramshaw Meadows and Templeton Meadows. Possibly threatened by trampling and potentially threatened by meadow succession. Previously a candidate for federal listing. See Botanical Gazette 27:444-457 (1899) for original description, and Aliso 7(2):201-205 (1970) for discussion of rediscovery.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 1
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 1 0 0 0 0
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 1
Presence:
Presumed Extant 1
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Tulare (TUL)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Kern Peak (3611833), Templeton Mtn. (3611832)
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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