Species Details

Tortella alpicola

alpine crisp-moss

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Scientific Name:
Tortella alpicola Dix.
Common Name:
alpine crisp-moss
Family: Pottiaceae
Element Code: NBMUS7K090
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5?
State Rank:
S1
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.3 to 2B.3 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 2001-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: moss
Blooming Period:
Elevation:
1400 - 1400 meters
4595 - 4595 feet
General Habitat:
  • Cismontane woodland (rocky, volcanic)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known in CA from only one occurrence in the Low Gap area, Mendocino NF. See Ann. Bryol. 3:54 (1929) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 2
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 2
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 1
Recent <=20 Years 1
Presence:
Presumed Extant 2
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Alaska (AK), Arizona (AZ), California (CA), Colorado (CO), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT), Nebraska (NE), Utah (UT), Wyoming (WY)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Lake (LAK), San Bernardino (SBD)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Clark Mtn. (3511555), St. John Mtn. (3912246)
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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