Species Details

Frangula purshiana ssp. ultramafica

Caribou coffeeberry

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Photo of Frangula purshiana ssp. ultramafica
©2014 Kirsten Bovee
Scientific Name:
Frangula purshiana Cooper ssp. ultramafica J.O. Sawyer & S.W. Edwards
Common Name:
Caribou coffeeberry
Family: Rhamnaceae
Element Code: PDRHA0H061
USDA Plants Symbol: FRPUU
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G4T2T3
State Rank:
S2S3
Other Status: USFS_S
CRPR Changes:
added to 1B.2 on 2008-02-14
Add Date: 2008-02-14
Date Edited: 2022-01-05
Lifeform: perennial deciduous shrub
Blooming Period: May-Jul
Elevation:
825 - 1930 meters
2705 - 6330 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
  • Meadows and seeps
  • Upper montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Serpentinite
Notes:
Threatened by road maintenance, mining, and vehicles. Not in TJM (1993). See MadroƱo 54(2): 172-174 (2007) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 36
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
3 4 0 0 0 29
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 36
Presence:
Presumed Extant 36
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Butte (BUT), Humboldt (HUM), Plumas (PLU), Sierra (SIE)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Belden (4012113), Bucks Lake (3912182), Caribou (4012112), Haskins Valley (3912172), Jewett Rock (4012315), La Porte (3912068), Meadow Valley (3912181), Onion Valley (3912078), Paradise East (3912175), Pulga (3912174), Quincy (3912088), Soapstone Hill (3912173), Spring Garden (3912087), Twain (4012111)
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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