Species Details

Didymodon californicus

California beard-moss

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Scientific Name:
Didymodon californicus J.A. Jiménez, Toren & Shevock
Common Name:
California beard-moss
Family: Pottiaceae
Element Code: NBMUS2C0N0
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: moss
Blooming Period:
Elevation:
1375 - 1645 meters
4510 - 5395 feet
General Habitat:
  • Lower montane coniferous forest (openings)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Rocky
  • Streambanks
Notes:
Potentially threatened by global climate shifts. Similar to D. insulanus and D. vinealis. See Phytotaxa 158(1):105-110 (2014) 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)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Fresno (FRE), Glenn (GLE), Lake (LAK), Madera (MAD)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Crockett Peak (3912247), Felkner Hill (3912256), Mammoth Pool Dam (3711933), Musick Mtn. (3711923)
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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