Species Details

Stipa exigua

little ricegrass

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Photo of Stipa exigua
©2011 Steve Matson
Scientific Name:
Stipa exigua (Thurb.) Columbus & J.P. Sm.
Common Name:
little ricegrass
Family: Poaceae
Element Code: PMPOA80030
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G4G5
State Rank:
S2
Other Status: BLM_S
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.3 to 2B.3 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 2001-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Jun-Aug
Elevation:
2345 - 2420 meters
7695 - 7940 feet
General Habitat:
  • Great Basin scrub
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Not in TJM (1993). See Botany of the Wilkes Exploratory Expedition 17:481 (1874) for original description, and Phytologia 74(1):1-25 (1993) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Not in TJM (1993).
Other:
Total Occurrences: 3
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
1 0 0 0 0 2
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 3
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 3
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Colorado (CO), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT), Nevada (NV), Oregon (OR), Utah (UT), Washington (WA), Wyoming (WY)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Lassen (LAS), Siskiyou (SIS)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Harvey Mtn. (4012161), Mount Dome (4112176), Observation Peak (4012072), Pine Creek Valley (4012151)
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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