Species Details

Mertensia cusickii

Toiyabe bluebells

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Scientific Name:
Mertensia cusickii Piper
Common Name:
Toiyabe bluebells
Family: Boraginaceae
Element Code: PDBOR0N0M0
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G4?
State Rank:
S2
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.2 to 2B.2 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 2001-01-01
Date Edited: 2022-04-05
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Jun-Jul
Elevation:
1495 - 2500 meters
4905 - 8205 feet
General Habitat:
  • Great Basin scrub
  • Meadows and seeps
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Threats:

Threatened by grazing.

Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 6
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 6
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 6
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 6
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Idaho (ID), Nevada (NV), Oregon (OR)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Lassen (LAS), Modoc (MOD)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Boot Lake (4112012), Eagle Peak (4112032), Soup Creek (4112033), Sugar Hill (4112073)
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