Species Details

Scheuchzeria palustris

American scheuchzeria

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CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.1
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5
State Rank:
S1
Other Status: USFS_S
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.1 to 2B.1 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb (emergent)
Blooming Period: Jul-Aug
Elevation:
1370 - 2000 meters
4495 - 6560 feet
General Habitat:
  • Bogs and fens
  • Marshes and swamps (lake margins)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Rediscovered in 1988 by V. Oswald at Willow Lake. Need historical quads for SIE Co. Threatened by logging, foot traffic, trampling, and hydrological alteration. Threatened in ID, and endangered in OR. See Fremontia 20(4):19-20 (1992) for information on rediscovery in CA.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 5
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
3 1 0 0 1 0
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 2
Recent <=20 Years 3
Presence:
Presumed Extant 4
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 1
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Alaska (AK), California (CA), Connecticut (CT), Idaho (ID), Illinois (IL), Indiana (IN), Iowa (IA), Maine (ME), Massachusetts (MA), Michigan (MI), Minnesota (MN), Montana (MT), New Hampshire (NH), New Jersey (NJ), New Mexico (NM), New York (NY), North Dakota (ND), Ohio (OH), Oregon (OR), Pennsylvania (PA), Rhode Island (RI), Vermont (VT), Virginia (VA), Washington (WA), West Virginia (WV), Wisconsin (WI), Wyoming (WY)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Plumas (PLU)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Almanor (4012122)*, Mt. Harkness (4012143), Reading Peak (4012144), Red Cinder (4012142)
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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