Species Details

Silene nelsonii

Nelson's stringflower

Download Report Calflora  CCH  CalPhotos
Photo by ©2019 Steve Matson  max-height:128px; max-width:145px;
©2019 Steve Matson
Photo by ©2019 Steve Matson  max-height:128px; max-width:145px;
©2019 Steve Matson
Photo by ©2020 Sierra Pacific Industries  max-height:128px; max-width:145px;
©2020 Sierra Pacific Industries
Scientific Name:
Silene nelsonii M.R.Mesler, M.S.Mayer, & S.K.Carothers
Common Name:
Nelson's stringflower
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Element Code:
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Apr-Jun
Elevation:
85 - 1400 meters
280 - 4595 feet
General Habitat:
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat: Ephemeral drainages, grassy areas
Micro Habitat:
  • Openings
  • Roadsides
  • Rocky
Notes:

Potentially threatened by road construction and maintenance, trampling, forestry practices, and severe wildfires. See MadroƱo 66(4): 176-193 (2019) for original description.

Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
References:
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)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
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.

Map

No Counties to display. No Quads to display.
Presumed Extant
Counties   Quads