Species Details

Triteleia piutensis

Piute Mountains triteleia

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Scientific Name:
Triteleia piutensis E. Kentner & K. Steiner
Common Name:
Piute Mountains triteleia
Family: Themidaceae
Element Code: PMLIL210H0
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G1
State Rank:
S1
Other Status: BLM_S; SB_CalBG/RSABG
CRPR Changes:
added to 1B.1 on 2014-07-24
Add Date: 2014-07-24
Date Edited: 2022-06-08
Lifeform: perennial bulbiferous herb
Blooming Period: May-Jun
Elevation:
1585 - 1655 meters
5200 - 5430 feet
General Habitat:
  • Pinyon and juniper woodland
General Micro Habitat: fine volcanic soil throughout scattered boulders or heavy clay soil with volcanic hardpan
Micro Habitat:
  • Clay
  • Openings
  • Volcanic
Notes:
Known only from the Piute Mtns. In the southern Sierra Nevada. Threatened by wind energy development. Similar to T. crocea. See MadroƱo 61(2):227-230 (2014) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 2
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 2
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 2
Presence:
Presumed Extant 2
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Kern (KRN)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Emerald Mtn. (3511833), Tehachapi NE (3511823)
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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