Species Details

Agrostis lacuna-vernalis

vernal pool bent grass

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Scientific Name:
Agrostis lacuna-vernalis P.M. Peterson & Soreng
Common Name:
vernal pool bent grass
Family: Poaceae
Element Code: PMPOA041N0
USDA Plants Symbol: AGLA
Synonyms/Other Names:
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G1
State Rank:
S1
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1
Other Status: BLM_S; SB_SBBG
CRPR Changes:
added to 1B.1 on 2012-06-14
Add Date: 2012-06-14
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Apr-May
Elevation:
115 - 145 meters
375 - 475 feet
General Habitat:
  • Vernal pools (mima mounds)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known only from Butterfly Valley and Machine Gun Flats of Ft. Ord National Monument. Possibly threatened by non-native plants, road construction, vehicles, grazing, and hydrological alterations. Similar to A. blasdalei, A. densiflora, and A. variabilis. Not in TJM 2. See Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 5(2):421-426 (2011) for original description.
Threats:
Possibly threatened by non-native plants, road construction, vehicles, grazing, and hydrological alterations.
Taxonomy:
Similar to A. blasdalei, A. densiflora, and A. variabilis. Not in TJM 2.
Other:
References:
See Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 5(2):421-426 (2011) for original description.
Total Occurrences: 3
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 3
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 3
Presence:
Presumed Extant 3
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Monterey (MNT)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Marina (3612167), Salinas (3612166)
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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