Species Details

Phacelia sericea var. ciliosa

blue alpine phacelia

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Photo of Phacelia sericea var. ciliosa
©2019 John Doyen
Photo of Phacelia sericea var. ciliosa
©2019 John Doyen
Scientific Name:
Phacelia sericea (Graham) Gray var. ciliosa Rydb.
Common Name:
blue alpine phacelia
Family: Hydrophyllaceae
Element Code: PDHYD0C4A1
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5T4T5
State Rank:
S3
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.3 to 2B.3 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 1994-01-01
Date Edited: 2022-08-02
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Jun-Aug
Elevation:
2100 - 2700 meters
6890 - 8860 feet
General Habitat:
  • Great Basin scrub
  • Upper montane coniferous forest (rocky)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known in CA only from the Warner Mtns. (MOD Co.) and China Mtn. (SIS Co.).
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 13
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
3 7 1 0 0 2
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 10
Recent <=20 Years 3
Presence:
Presumed Extant 13
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Arizona (AZ), California (CA), Colorado (CO), Idaho (ID), Nevada (NV), Oregon (OR), Utah (UT), Wyoming (WY)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Modoc (MOD), Siskiyou (SIS)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
China Mtn. (4112245), Eagle Peak (4112032), Emerson Peak (4112022), Payne Peak (4112053), Warren Peak (4112042)
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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