Species Details

Townsendia leptotes

slender townsendia

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Scientific Name:
Townsendia leptotes (Gray) Osterh.
Common Name:
slender townsendia
Family: Asteraceae
Element Code: PDAST9C0F0
USDA Plants Symbol: TOLE
Synonyms/Other Names:
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G4
State Rank:
S2
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.3 to 2B.3 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 2001-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Jun-Aug
Elevation:
3275 - 3810 meters
10745 - 12500 feet
General Habitat:
  • Alpine boulder and rock field
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known in CA from the White and Inyo mountains. Possibly threatened by recreation. Rare in NV. See Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 16:85 (1880) for original description, Muhlenbergia 4:69 (1908) for revised nomenclature, and Great Basin Naturalist 30(1):38-39 (1970) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
References:
Total Occurrences: 9
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 1 0 0 8
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 2
Recent <=20 Years 7
Presence:
Presumed Extant 9
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Arizona (AZ), California (CA), Colorado (CO), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT), Nevada (NV), New Mexico (NM), Utah (UT), Wyoming (WY)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Inyo (INY), Mono (MNO)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Blanco Mtn. (3711842), Chalfant Valley (3711853), Juniper Mtn. (3711862), Mt. Barcroft (3711852), White Mtn. Peak (3711863)
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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