Species Details

Polemonium pulcherrimum var. shastense

Mt. Shasta sky pilot

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Photo of Polemonium pulcherrimum var. shastense
©2015 Neal Kramer
Photo of Polemonium pulcherrimum var. shastense
©2015 Neal Kramer
Photo of Polemonium pulcherrimum var. shastense
©2015 Neal Kramer
Scientific Name:
Polemonium pulcherrimum Hook. var. shastense (Eastw.) Stubbs
Common Name:
Mt. Shasta sky pilot
Family: Polemoniaceae
Element Code: PDPLM0E0J4
USDA Plants Symbol: POPUS
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Jun-Sep
Elevation:
2175 - 3900 meters
7135 - 12795 feet
General Habitat:
  • Alpine boulder and rock field
  • Subalpine coniferous forest
  • Upper montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Volcanic (sometimes)
Notes:
Threats:
Threatened by foot traffic.
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 14
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
1 0 0 0 0 13
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 5
Recent <=20 Years 9
Presence:
Presumed Extant 14
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Shasta (SHA), Siskiyou (SIS)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Callahan (4112237), Hotlum (4112243), Lassen Peak (4012145), McCloud (4112232), Mt. Shasta (4112242), Rainbow Mtn. (4112148), Thousand Lakes Valley (4012165)
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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