Species Details

Mertensia longiflora

long bluebells

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Scientific Name:
Mertensia longiflora Greene
Common Name:
long bluebells
Family: Boraginaceae
Element Code: PDBOR0N0D0
USDA Plants Symbol: MELO4
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: Apr-Jun
Elevation:
1525 - 2200 meters
5005 - 7220 feet
General Habitat:
  • Great Basin scrub
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Threats:

Threatened by grazing.

Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 11
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
2 0 0 0 0 9
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 9
Recent <=20 Years 2
Presence:
Presumed Extant 11
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT), Nevada (NV), Oregon (OR), Washington (WA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Lassen (LAS), Modoc (MOD)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Barrel Springs (4111988), Cedarville (4112052), Fort Bidwell (4112072), Halls Canyon (4112131), Jess Valley (4112023), Johnstonville (4012045), Lake Annie (4112081), McGinty Reservoir (4112075), Payne Peak (4112053), Shields Creek (4112043), Soup Creek (4112033), Tunnison Mtn. (4012055), Weed Valley (4112087)
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