Species Details

Potentilla cristae

crested potentilla

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Photo of Potentilla cristae
©2011 Steve Matson
Photo of Potentilla cristae
©2011 Steve Matson
Photo of Potentilla cristae
©2011 Steve Matson
Scientific Name:
Potentilla cristae Ferlatte & Strother
Common Name:
crested potentilla
Family: Rosaceae
Element Code: PDROS1B2F0
USDA Plants Symbol: POCR6
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: (Jul)Aug-Sep
Elevation:
1800 - 2800 meters
5905 - 9185 feet
General Habitat:
  • Alpine boulder and rock field
  • Subalpine coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat: seasonally mesic
Micro Habitat:
  • Gravelly (sometimes)
  • Mesic (sometimes)
  • Rocky (sometimes)
  • Seeps (often)
  • Serpentinite (often)
Notes:
See MadroƱo 37(3):190-194 (1990) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 8
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 3 0 0 0 5
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 7
Recent <=20 Years 1
Presence:
Presumed Extant 8
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Siskiyou (SIS), Trinity (TRI)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Boulder Peak (4112351), Marble Mountain (4112352), Mount Eddy (4112234), Seven Lakes Basin (4112224), South China Mtn. (4112235)
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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