Species Details

Ophioglossum pusillum

northern adder's-tongue

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CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5
State Rank:
S1
Other Status: USFS_S
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.2 to 2B.2 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb
Blooming Period: Jul
Elevation:
1000 - 2000 meters
3280 - 6560 feet
General Habitat:
  • Meadows and seeps
  • Marshes and swamps (margins)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Rediscovered near Howard Lake in 1998; known in CA only from four occurrences. Endangered in OR, and state-listed as Threatened in WA.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 5
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 1 1 0 0 3
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 2
Recent <=20 Years 3
Presence:
Presumed Extant 5
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Alaska (AK), California (CA), Connecticut (CT), Delaware (DE), District of Columbia (DC), Illinois (IL), Indiana (IN), Iowa (IA), Kentucky (KY), Maine (ME), Maryland (MD), Massachusetts (MA), Michigan (MI), Minnesota (MN), Missouri (MO), Montana (MT), Nebraska (NE), New Hampshire (NH), New Jersey (NJ), New York (NY), North Carolina (NC), North Dakota (ND), Ohio (OH), Oregon (OR), Pennsylvania (PA), Rhode Island (RI), South Dakota (SD), Vermont (VT), Virginia (VA), Washington (WA), West Virginia (WV), Wisconsin (WI), Wyoming (WY)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
El Dorado (ELD), Lake (LAK), Mendocino (MEN), Siskiyou (SIS)*
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Buck Rock (3912288), City of Mount Shasta (4112233)*, Crockett Peak (3912247), Leech Lake Mtn. (3912381), Loon Lake (3812083)
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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