Species Details

Carlquistia muirii

Muir's tarplant

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Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb
Blooming Period: Jul-Aug(Oct)
Elevation:
755 - 2500 meters
2475 - 8205 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral (montane)
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
  • Upper montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Granitic
Notes:
Possibly threatened by recreational activities. A synonym of Raillardiopsis muirii in The Jepson Manual (1993). See Botany of California 1:618 (1876) for original description, and Novon 9:462-471 (1999) for revised nomenclature
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 21
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
4 2 1 0 0 14
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 18
Recent <=20 Years 3
Presence:
Presumed Extant 21
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Fresno (FRE), Kern (KRN), Monterey (MNT), Tulare (TUL)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Cannell Peak (3511873), Lodgepole (3611856), Marion Peak (3611885), Owens Peak (3511768), Patterson Mtn. (3611981), Rough Spur (3611888), Slide Bluffs (3611886), Tehipite Dome (3611887), The Sphinx (3611875), Tobias Peak (3511875), Triple Divide Peak (3611855), Ventana Cones (3612136)
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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