Species Details

Vaccinium shastense ssp. shastense

Shasta huckleberry

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Photo of Vaccinium shastense ssp. shastense
© 2016 Steve Matson
Photo of Vaccinium shastense ssp. shastense
© 2015 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Photo of Vaccinium shastense ssp. shastense
© 2015 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Scientific Name:
Vaccinium shastense J.K. Nelson & L. Lindstrand III ssp. shastense
Common Name:
Shasta huckleberry
Family: Ericaceae
Element Code: PDERI181Z1
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G4T3
State Rank:
S3
Other Status: BLM_S
CRPR Changes:
added to 1B.3 on 2015-12-15
Add Date: 2015-12-15
Date Edited: 2022-06-08
Lifeform: perennial deciduous shrub
Blooming Period: (Jun-Sep)Dec-May
Elevation:
325 - 1220 meters
1065 - 4005 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
  • Riparian forest
  • Subalpine coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat: rocky outcrops
Micro Habitat:
  • Acidic
  • Disturbed areas
  • Mesic
  • Roadsides
  • Rocky
  • Seeps (sometimes)
  • Streambanks (often)
Notes:
Similar to V. parvifolium. See MadroƱo 62(3):167-180 (2015) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 21
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 16 1 0 1 3
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 1
Recent <=20 Years 20
Presence:
Presumed Extant 20
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 1
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Shasta (SHA)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Bohemotash Mtn. (4012274), Minnesota Mtn. (4012272), Oak Run (4012261), Shasta Dam (4012264), Whiskeytown (4012265)
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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