Species Details

Pseudostellaria sierrae

Sierra starwort

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Scientific Name:
Pseudostellaria sierrae Rabeler & R.L. Hartman
Common Name:
Sierra starwort
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Element Code: PDCAR13020
USDA Plants Symbol: PSSI5
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 4.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G3G4
State Rank:
S3
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 3.2 to 4.2 on 2009-06-10
added to 3.2 on 2004-06-28
Add Date: 2004-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb
Blooming Period: May-Aug
Elevation:
1225 - 2194 meters
4020 - 7200 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
  • Upper montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Potentially threatened by logging. Possibly threatened by vehicles. Not in The Jepson Manual (1993). See Novon 12:82-86 (2002) 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)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
El Dorado (ELD), Mariposa (MPA), Nevada (NEV), Placer (PLA), Plumas (PLU), Sierra (SIE), Tuolumne (TUO)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Ackerson Mtn. (3711977), Blue Canyon (3912036), Camptonville (3912141), Downieville (3912057), Duncan Peak (3912025), El Portal (3711967), English Mtn. (3912045), Georgetown (3812087), Graniteville (3912046), Greek Store (3912015), Onion Valley (3912078), Riverton (3812074), Robbs Peak (3812084), Sierra City (3912056), Westville (3912026)
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