Species Details

Lewisia longipetala

long-petaled lewisia

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© 2011 Steve Matson
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Jul-Aug(Sep)
Elevation:
2500 - 2925 meters
8205 - 9595 feet
General Habitat:
  • Alpine boulder and rock field
  • Subalpine coniferous forest (mesic, rocky)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Granitic
Notes:
Possibly threatened by horticultural collecting. Interim management guidelines prepared by the USFS in 1992. See Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium 16:207 (1918) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 14
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
4 6 3 0 0 1
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 9
Recent <=20 Years 5
Presence:
Presumed Extant 14
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
El Dorado (ELD), Nevada (NEV), Placer (PLA)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Echo Lake (3812071), Granite Chief (3912023), Independence Lake (3912043), Norden (3912033), Pyramid Peak (3812072), Rockbound Valley (3812082)
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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