Species Details

Vaccinium coccineum

Siskiyou Mountains huckleberry

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Scientific Name:
Vaccinium coccineum Piper
Common Name:
Siskiyou Mountains huckleberry
Family: Ericaceae
Element Code: PDERI181N0
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 3.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G3Q
State Rank:
S2S3
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
removed from 3.3 on 2013-02-01
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2022-06-08
Lifeform: perennial deciduous shrub
Blooming Period: Jun-Aug
Elevation:
1095 - 2135 meters
3595 - 7005 feet
General Habitat:
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
  • Upper montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Serpentinite (often)
Notes:
How common is this taxon in OR? Plants from Plumas NF are not morphologically or genetically distinct from V. membranaceum. Plants from Klamath Ranges (SIS Co.) have lighter-colored berries than V. membranaceum and may be genetically distinct; needs further study. A synonym of V. membranaceum in TJM (1993) and TJM 2. See Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 31:75-78 (1918) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 0
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 0
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 0
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Oregon (OR)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Butte (BUT), Nevada (NEV), Plumas (PLU), Sierra (SIE), Yuba (YUB)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Alleghany (3912047), American House (3912161), Bucks Lake (3912182), Downieville (3912057), Graniteville (3912046), Haskins Valley (3912172), La Porte (3912068), Sierra City (3912056), Soapstone Hill (3912173), Storrie (3912183), Strawberry Valley (3912151)
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
Counties   Quads