Species Details

Plagiobothrys nitens

shiny-nutlet popcornflower

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Scientific Name:
Plagiobothrys nitens (Greene) I.M. Johnst.
Common Name:
shiny-nutlet popcornflower
Family: Boraginaceae
Element Code: PDBOR0V1B0
USDA Plants Symbol: PLNI2
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.1
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: GNR
State Rank:
S1
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.1 to 2B.1 on 2013-06-12
added to 2.1 on 2009-08-03
Add Date: 2009-08-03
Date Edited: 2022-05-10
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Jun-Jul
Elevation:
1510 - 1600 meters
4955 - 5250 feet
General Habitat:
  • Meadows and seeps
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Alkaline
Notes:
Threatened by grazing, trampling, and hydrological alteration. See Pittonia 3: 108 (1896-1898) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 1
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 1
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 1
Presence:
Presumed Extant 1
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Nevada (NV), Utah (UT)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Inyo (INY)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Deep Springs Lake (3711831)
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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