Species Details

Viburnum ellipticum

oval-leaved viburnum

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Photo of Viburnum ellipticum
© 2006 Tom Engstrom
Photo of Viburnum ellipticum
© 2021 Scot Loring
Photo of Viburnum ellipticum
© 2012 Doug Wirtz
Scientific Name:
Viburnum ellipticum Hook.
Common Name:
oval-leaved viburnum
Family: Viburnaceae
Element Code: PDCPR07080
USDA Plants Symbol: VIEL
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G4G5
State Rank:
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.3 to 2B.3 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2022-08-02
Lifeform: perennial deciduous shrub
Blooming Period: May-Jun
215 - 1400 meters
705 - 4595 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:

Threatened by habitat alteration.

Total Occurrences: 39
Element Occurrence Ranks:
1 6 1 0 0 31
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 24
Recent <=20 Years 15
Presumed Extant 39
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Oregon (OR), Washington (WA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Alameda (ALA), Contra Costa (CCA), El Dorado (ELD), Fresno (FRE), Glenn (GLE), Humboldt (HUM), Lake (LAK), Marin (MRN), Mendocino (MEN), Napa (NAP), Placer (PLA), Shasta (SHA), Solano (SOL), Sonoma (SON), Tehama (TEH)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Antioch South (3712187), Arbuckle Mtn. (4012247), Auberry (3711914), Auburn (3812181), Bell Springs (3912385), Bella Vista (4012262), Bollibokka Mtn. (4012282), Briones Valley (3712282), Cahto Peak (3912365), Chrome (3912265), Clayton (3712188), Clearlake Highlands (3812286), Diablo (3712178)(?), Fairfield North (3812231), Greenwood (3812088), Hall Ridge (3912276), Harris (4012316), Hopland (3812381), Igo (4012255), Iron Peak (3912374), Kenwood (3812245), Lake Combie (3912111), Las Trampas Ridge (3712271), Laytonville (3912364), Leggett (3912376), Mark West Springs (3812256), Mt. George (3812232), Oakland West (3712273), O'Brien (4012273), Petaluma River (3812225), Placerville (3812067), Purdys Gardens (3912311), Sebastopol (3812247), Sonoma (3812234), Tan Oak Park (3912375), Tassajara (3712177), Verplank Ridge (3611971), Walnut Creek (3712281), Whitmore (4012168), Wolf (3912112)
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.


Presumed Extant
Counties   Quads