Species Details

Triquetrella californica

coastal triquetrella

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Scientific Name:
Triquetrella californica (Lesq.) Grout
Common Name:
coastal triquetrella
Family: Pottiaceae
Element Code: NBMUS7S010
USDA Plants Symbol: TRCA25
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: moss
Blooming Period:
Elevation:
10 - 100 meters
35 - 330 feet
General Habitat:
  • Coastal bluff scrub
  • Coastal scrub
General Micro Habitat: soil
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known in CA from fewer than ten small coastal occurrences, and in in OR from only one occurrence. Threatened by urbanization. See Mem. Calif. Acad. 1:30 (1868) for original description, and Moss. Fl. N.A. 3:201 (1934) for revised nomenclature.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
References:
Total Occurrences: 13
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 13
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 6
Recent <=20 Years 7
Presence:
Presumed Extant 13
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Oregon (OR)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Contra Costa (CCA), Del Norte (DNT), Marin (MRN), Mendocino (MEN), San Diego (SDG), San Francisco (SFO), San Mateo (SMT), Sonoma (SON)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Bodega Head (3812331), Clayton (3712188), Diablo (3712178), Fort Bragg (3912347), Inglenook (3912357), Inverness (3812217), Montara Mountain (3712254), Requa (4112451), San Francisco North (3712274), San Francisco South (3712264), San Quentin (3712284), San Vicente Reservoir (3211688), Santa Rosa (3812246), Valley Ford (3812238)
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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