Species Details

Eleocharis torticulmis

California twisted spikerush

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Scientific Name:
Eleocharis torticulmis S.G. Sm.
Common Name:
California twisted spikerush
Family: Cyperaceae
Element Code: PMCYP092E0
USDA Plants Symbol: ELTO5
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G1
State Rank:
S1
Other Status: USFS_S
CRPR Changes:
added to 1B on 2004-07-28
Add Date: 2004-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb
Blooming Period: Jun-Jul
Elevation:
1005 - 1175 meters
3295 - 3855 feet
General Habitat:
  • Bogs and fens
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
  • Meadows and seeps
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known from Butterfly Valley Botanical Area and immediate vicinity. Possibly threatened by foot traffic. Not in The Jepson Manual. See Novon 11:250 (2001) for original description and Flora of North America 23:115 (2003) for species account.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 2
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
1 0 0 0 0 1
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 1
Recent <=20 Years 1
Presence:
Presumed Extant 2
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Plumas (PLU)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Crescent Mills (4012018)
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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