Species Details

Parnassia parviflora

small-flowered grass-of-Parnassus

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Scientific Name:
Parnassia parviflora DC.
Common Name:
small-flowered grass-of-Parnassus
Family: Parnassiaceae
Element Code: PDSAX0P0A0
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5?
State Rank:
S2
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.2 to 2B.2 on 2013-06-12
added to 2.2 on 2008-12-10
Add Date: 2008-12-10
Date Edited: 2022-05-05
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Aug-Sep
Elevation:
2000 - 2855 meters
6560 - 9365 feet
General Habitat:
  • Meadows and seeps
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Mesic
Notes:
Threats:

Threatened by grazing.

Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 5
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 5
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 5
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 5
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Idaho (ID), Nevada (NV), Wyoming (WY)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Inyo (INY), Mono (MNO)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Convict Lake (3711857), Mount Tom (3711836), Mt. Thompson (3711825), Toms Place (3711856), Tungsten Hills (3711835), White Mtn. Peak (3711863)
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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