Species Details

Asplenium septentrionale

northern spleenwort

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Photo of Asplenium septentrionale
©2018 Sierra Pacific Industries
Photo of Asplenium septentrionale
©2018 Matt C. Berger
Photo of Asplenium septentrionale
©2018 Matt C. Berger
Scientific Name:
Asplenium septentrionale (L.) Hoffm.
Common Name:
northern spleenwort
Family: Aspleniaceae
Element Code: PPASP021F0
USDA Plants Symbol: ASSE
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5
State Rank:
S3
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.3 to 2B.3 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2022-09-06
Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb
Blooming Period: Jul-Aug
Elevation:
1615 - 3350 meters
5300 - 10990 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
  • Subalpine coniferous forest
  • Upper montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Granitic
  • Rocky
Notes:
On review list in ID, and endangered in OR.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 8
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
1 1 0 0 0 6
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 6
Recent <=20 Years 2
Presence:
Presumed Extant 8
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Arizona (AZ), Baja California (BA), California (CA), Colorado (CO), Idaho (ID), New Mexico (NM), Oklahoma (OK), Oregon (OR), South Dakota (SD), Texas (TX), Utah (UT), West Virginia (WV), Wyoming (WY)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Shasta (SHA), Tehama (TEH), Tulare (TUL)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Lassen Peak (4012145), Manzanita Lake (4012155), Mineral King (3611845), Thousand Lakes Valley (4012165), West Prospect Peak (4012154)
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
Species Account: Asplenium septentrionale profile for potential Species of Conservation Concern evaluation (2018)
Other: MadroƱo 25(4):232 (1978) for distributional information