Species Details

Silene salmonacea

Klamath Mountain catchfly

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Photo of Silene salmonacea
©2008 Amanda Shufelberger
Photo of Silene salmonacea
©2013 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Scientific Name:
Silene salmonacea T.W. Nelson, J.P. Nelson & S.A. Erwin
Common Name:
Klamath Mountain catchfly
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Element Code: PDCAR0U2D0
USDA Plants Symbol: SISA12
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G3
State Rank:
S3
Other Status: SB_UCSC; USFS_S
CRPR Changes:
added to 1B.2 on 2006-10-31
added to Enter New Value on 2005-03-07
Add Date: 2006-10-31
Date Edited: 2022-06-08
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: (Apr)May-Jul
Elevation:
775 - 1345 meters
2545 - 4415 feet
General Habitat:
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Openings
  • Serpentinite (usually)
Notes:
Potentially threatened by road maintenance. Possibly threatened by vehicles and logging. See MadroƱo 53(1): 72-76 (2006) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 71
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
3 48 14 0 0 6
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 1
Recent <=20 Years 70
Presence:
Presumed Extant 71
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Shasta (SHA), Trinity (TRI)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Carrville (4112216), Covington Mill (4012287), Damnation Peak (4012285), Papoose Creek (4012276), Rush Creek Lakes (4012278), Tangle Blue Lake (4112226), Trinity Center (4012286), Trinity Dam (4012277), Whisky Bill Peak (4112215), Ycatapom Peak (4112217)
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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