Species Details

Primula pauciflora

beautiful shootingstar

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Photo of Primula pauciflora
© 2008 Steve Matson
Photo of Primula pauciflora
©2008 Keir Morse
Scientific Name:
Primula pauciflora (Greene) Mast & Reveal
Common Name:
beautiful shootingstar
Family: Primulaceae
Element Code: PDPRI030D0
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Apr-Jun
Elevation:
1000 - 2380 meters
3280 - 7810 feet
General Habitat:
  • Great Basin scrub
  • Meadows and seeps
  • Pinyon and juniper woodland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Mesic
Notes:
Possibly threatened by grazing and trampling. See Journal of Arnold Arboretum 29:212 (1948) for alternative nomenclature, and Brittonia 59(1):79-82 (2007) for revised nomenclature.
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)
Alaska (AK), Arizona (AZ), California (CA), Colorado (CO), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT), Nebraska (NE), Nevada (NV), New Mexico (NM), North Dakota (ND), Oregon (OR), South Dakota (SD), Utah (UT), Washington (WA), Wisconsin (WI), Wyoming (WY)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Del Norte (DNT), El Dorado (ELD), Inyo (INY), Lassen (LAS), Modoc (MOD), Mono (MNO), Nevada (NEV)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Beaver Mtn. (4112086), Bogard Buttes (4012152), Camino (3812066), Chidago Canyon (3711854), Crescent City (4112472), Fiddletown (3812057), Fish Slough (3711844), Hobart Mills (3912042), June Lake (3711971), Last Chance Mtn. (3711736), Mt. Bidwell (4112082), Mt. Thompson (3711825), Pease Flat (4112085), Poison Lake (4012162), Red Cinder (4012142), River Spring (3711885), Shingle Springs (3812068), Watterson Canyon (3711866), Willow Ranch (4112083)
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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