Species Details

Mitellastra caulescens

leafy-stemmed mitrewort

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Scientific Name:
Mitellastra caulescens (Nutt.) Howell
Common Name:
leafy-stemmed mitrewort
Family: Saxifragaceae
Element Code: PDSAX0N020
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 4.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5
State Rank:
S4
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.3 to 4.2 on 2006-06-08
Add Date: 2001-01-01
Date Edited: 2022-03-01
Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb
Blooming Period: (Mar)Apr-Oct
Elevation:
5 - 1700 meters
15 - 5580 feet
General Habitat:
  • Broadleafed upland forest
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
  • Meadows and seeps
  • North Coast coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Mesic
  • Roadsides (sometimes)
Notes:
Threatened by logging and road maintenance.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 21
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
3 4 1 1 0 12
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 21
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 21
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT), Oregon (OR), Washington (WA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Del Norte (DNT), Humboldt (HUM), Madera (MAD), Mendocino (MEN), Siskiyou (SIS), Tehama (TEH), Trinity (TRI)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Ah Pah Ridge (4112348), Albion (3912327), Arcata North (4012481), Arcata South (4012471), Bear Harbor (3912388), Blue Creek Mtn. (4112347), Blue Lake (4012388), Board Camp Mtn. (4012366), Bridgeville (4012347), Childs Hill (4112461), Crannell (4112411), Dutchmans Knoll (3912356), Elk (3912326), Etna (4112248), Fern Canyon (4112441), Fields Landing (4012462), Fort Bragg (3912347), Grider Valley (4112362), Hales Grove (3912377), High Divide (4112481), Hiouchi (4112471), Holter Ridge (4112338), Hydesville (4012451), Iaqua Buttes (4012368), Inglenook (3912357), Johnsons (4112337), Klamath Glen (4112358), Korbel (4012378), Leggett (3912376), Lincoln Ridge (3912366), Lord-ellis Summit (4012387), Mad River Buttes (4012367), Mallo Pass Creek (3912316), Maple Creek (4012377), Mathison Peak (3912336), McWhinney Creek (4012461), Mendocino (3912337), Myers Flat (4012337), North Yolla Bolly (4012228), Northspur (3912345), Noyo Hill (3912346), Orick (4112431), Owl Creek (4012358), Panther Creek (4112318), Polar Bear Mtn. (4112385), Redcrest (4012348), Requa (4112451), Scotia (4012441), Sims Mountain (4012365), Sister Rocks (4112462), Smith River (4112482), Tish Tang Point (4112315), Trinity Mtn. (4112314), Westport (3912367)
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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