Species Details

Poa diaboli

Diablo Canyon blue grass

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Scientific Name:
Poa diaboli Soreng & Keil
Common Name:
Diablo Canyon blue grass
Family: Poaceae
Element Code: PMPOA4Z390
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb
Blooming Period: Mar-Apr
Elevation:
120 - 400 meters
395 - 1310 feet
General Habitat:
  • Closed-cone coniferous forest
  • Chaparral (mesic)
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Coastal scrub
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Burned areas (sometimes)
  • Shale
Notes:
Known from approximately five occurrences in the San Luis Range. Not in The Jepson Manual. See MadroƱo 50(4): 300 (2003) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 6
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 6
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 4
Recent <=20 Years 2
Presence:
Presumed Extant 6
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
San Luis Obispo (SLO)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Morro Bay South (3512037), Port San Luis (3512027)
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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