Species Details

Elodium blandowii

Blandow's bog moss

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CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G4
State Rank:
S2
Other Status: USFS_S
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2B.3 to 2B.2 on 2021-05-26
Add Date: 2001-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-07-14
Lifeform: moss
Blooming Period:
Elevation:
1862 - 2700 meters
6110 - 8860 feet
General Habitat:
  • Meadows and seeps
  • Subalpine coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat: Damp soil
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Threatened by grazing and trampling. Possibly threatened by hydrological alterations. Very distinctive due to abundant paraphyllia (minute leaf-like structures borne on the stems or branches among the leaves). See Bot. Taschenb. p. 332 (1807) for original description, and Krypt. Fl. Brandenburg 2:692 (1905) for revised nomenclature.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
References:
Total Occurrences: 16
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
2 3 0 0 0 11
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 2
Recent <=20 Years 14
Presence:
Presumed Extant 16
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Idaho (ID), Indiana (IN), Michigan (MI), Montana (MT), New York (NY), Oregon (OR), Vermont (VT), Washington (WA), Wisconsin (WI), Wyoming (WY)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
El Dorado (ELD), Fresno (FRE), Mono (MNO), Siskiyou (SIS), Tulare (TUL), Tuolumne (TUO)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Convict Lake (3711857), Freel Peak (3811978), Glass Mountain (3711876), Mt. Morgan (3711846), Mt. Patterson (3811943), North Palisade (3711815), Panther Rock (4112272), Sirretta Peak (3511883), Sonora Pass (3811936), South Lake Tahoe (3811988), Tennant (4112158)
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