Species Details

Sidalcea elegans

Del Norte checkerbloom

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Scientific Name:
Sidalcea elegans Greene
Common Name:
Del Norte checkerbloom
Family: Malvaceae
Element Code: PDMAL110F5
USDA Plants Symbol: SIEL2
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb
Blooming Period: May-Jul
Elevation:
215 - 1365 meters
705 - 4480 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Serpentinite
Notes:
Move to List 1B? Field surveys needed. Known in CA only from the Klamath Range. Very difficult to distinguish from S. asprella and S. glaucescens, especially in herbarium material; needs further study. See Clybele Columbiana: A Series of Studies in Botany, Chiefly North America 1(1):35-36 (1914) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 0
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 0
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 0
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Oregon (OR)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Del Norte (DNT), Siskiyou (SIS)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Bark Shanty Gulch (4112345), Broken Rib Mtn. (4112386), Cant Hook Mtn. (4112368), Chimney Rock (4112356), Gasquet (4112378), High Plateau Mtn. (4112388), Hiouchi (4112471), Polar Bear Mtn. (4112385), Shelly Creek Ridge (4112387), Somes Bar (4112344)
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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