Species Details

Calyptridium pygmaeum

pygmy pussypaws

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Scientific Name:
Calyptridium pygmaeum Rydb.
Common Name:
pygmy pussypaws
Family: Montiaceae
Element Code: PDPOR09070
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G1G2
State Rank:
S1S2
Other Status: SB_CalBG/RSABG; USFS_S
CRPR Changes:
added to 1B.2 on 2008-10-10
Add Date: 2008-10-10
Date Edited: 2021-10-04
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Jun-Aug
Elevation:
1980 - 3110 meters
6495 - 10205 feet
General Habitat:
  • Subalpine coniferous forest
  • Upper montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Gravelly (sometimes)
  • Sandy (sometimes)
Notes:
Known from fewer than 10 occurrences. Possibly threatened by development, vehicles and recreational activities.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 11
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 11
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 10
Recent <=20 Years 1
Presence:
Presumed Extant 11
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Fresno (FRE), Inyo (INY), San Bernardino (SBD), Tulare (TUL)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Big Bear City (3411637), Big Bear Lake (3411628), Bonita Meadows (3611813), Casa Vieja Meadows (3611823), Cirque Peak (3611842), Crag Peak (3611812), Florence Lake (3711838), Mt. Abbot (3711847), Mt. Kaweah (3611854), Mt. Langley (3611852), Mt. Morgan (3711846), Muir Grove (3611867), Triple Divide Peak (3611855), Ward Mountain (3711828)
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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