Species Details

Bensoniella oregona

bensoniella

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Scientific Name:
Bensoniella oregona (Abrams & Bacig.) Morton
Common Name:
bensoniella
Family: Saxifragaceae
Element Code: PDSAX02010
USDA Plants Symbol: BEOR
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: May-Jul
Elevation:
900 - 1400 meters
2955 - 4595 feet
General Habitat:
  • Bogs and fens
  • Lower montane coniferous forest (openings)
  • Meadows and seeps
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Mesic
Notes:
Threatened by logging, grazing, and road maintenance. Possibly threatened by vehicles. Candidate for state listing in OR, where known from only a few occurrences. See Contributions from the Dudley Herbarium 1:95 (1929) for original description, and Leaflets of Western Botany 10:181 (1965) for revised nomenclature.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 12
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 5 3 1 0 3
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 3
Recent <=20 Years 9
Presence:
Presumed Extant 12
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Oregon (OR)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Humboldt (HUM)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Board Camp Mtn. (4012366), Denny (4012384), Mad River Buttes (4012367), Maple Creek (4012377), Salyer (4012385)
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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