Species Details

Orthocarpus pachystachyus

Shasta orthocarpus

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Scientific Name:
Orthocarpus pachystachyus Gray
Common Name:
Shasta orthocarpus
Family: Orobanchaceae
Element Code: PDSCR1H0L0
USDA Plants Symbol: ORPA
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: May
Elevation:
840 - 850 meters
2755 - 2790 feet
General Habitat:
  • Great Basin scrub
  • Meadows and seeps
  • Valley and foothill grassland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Rediscovered by D. Taylor in 1996; now known from only two collections. Historical occurrences probably extirpated by agriculture and grazing.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 4
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 1 0 0 0 3
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 4
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 4
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Siskiyou (SIS)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Ash Creek Butte (4112241), China Mtn. (4112245), Gazelle (4112255)*, Hotlum (4112243), Juniper Flat (4112253), Lake Shastina (4112254), Mt. Shasta (4112242)*, The Whaleback (4112252), West Haight Mtn. (4112251), Yreka (4112266)*
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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