Species Details

Kopsiopsis hookeri

small groundcone

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Scientific Name:
Kopsiopsis hookeri (Walp.) Govaerts
Common Name:
small groundcone
Family: Orobanchaceae
Element Code: PDORO01010
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G4?
State Rank:
S1S2
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.3 to 2B.3 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 1994-01-01
Date Edited: 2022-03-01
Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb (parasitic)
Blooming Period: Apr-Aug
Elevation:
90 - 885 meters
295 - 2905 feet
General Habitat:
  • North Coast coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
How rare is plant outside CA? Parasitic on Gaultheria shallon and Vaccinium spp.
Threats:

Possibly threatened by logging. 

Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 21
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
1 4 5 0 1 10
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 10
Recent <=20 Years 11
Presence:
Presumed Extant 20
Possibly Extirpated 1
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Oregon (OR), Washington (WA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Del Norte (DNT), Humboldt (HUM), Marin (MRN), Mendocino (MEN), Sonoma (SON), Trinity (TRI)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Bald Hills (4112328), Blake Mountain (4012355), Cazadero (3812351), Childs Hill (4112461), Elk (3912326), Fish Lake (4112336), French Camp Ridge (4112327), Gualala (3812375), Guerneville (3812258), Hales Grove (3912377), High Divide (4112481), Holter Ridge (4112338), Hopland (3812381), Hyampom (4012354), Johnsons (4112337), Miranda (4012327), Purdys Gardens (3912311), Salyer (4012385), San Rafael (3712285), Weitchpec (4112326)
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
Original Description: Report of the Pacific Railroad Expedition 3:479 (1844-45)
Species Account: Kopsiopsis hookeri profile for potential Species of Conservation Concern evaluation (2018)