Species Details

Darlingtonia californica

California pitcherplant

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Scientific Name:
Darlingtonia californica Torr.
Common Name:
California pitcherplant
Family: Sarraceniaceae
Element Code: PDSAR01010
USDA Plants Symbol: DACA5
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb (carnivorous)
Blooming Period: Apr-Aug
Elevation:
0 - 2585 meters
0 - 8480 feet
General Habitat:
  • Bogs and fens
  • Meadows and seeps
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Mesic
  • Seeps (usually)
  • Serpentinite (usually)
Notes:
Threatened by horticultural collecting and mining. On watch list in OR. See Fremontia 14(2):18 (1986) for habitat information.
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), Oregon (OR)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Butte (BUT), Del Norte (DNT), Humboldt (HUM), Mendocino (MEN), Nevada (NEV), Plumas (PLU), Shasta (SHA), Sierra (SIE), Siskiyou (SIS), Trinity (TRI), Yuba (YUB)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Seven Lakes Mtn. (3911988), American House (3912161), Billys Peak (4112227), Blue Canyon (3912036), Broken Rib Mtn. (4112386), Bucks Lake (3912182), Callahan (4112237), Cant Hook Mtn. (4112368), Caribou (4012112), Caribou Lake (4112218), Carrville (4112216), Chicken Hawk Hill (4112214), Childs Hill (4112461), Chimney Rock (4112356), China Mtn. (4112245), Cisco Grove (3912035), City of Mount Shasta (4112233), Covington Mill (4012287), Crescent Mills (4012018), Devils Punchbowl (4112376), Dunsmuir (4112223), English Mtn. (3912045), Etna (4112248), Fort Jones (4112257), Gasquet (4112378), Gazelle Mtn. (4112246), Goodyears Bar (3912058), Graniteville (3912046), Greenview (4112258), High Divide (4112481), High Plateau Mtn. (4112388), Hiouchi (4112471), Hurdygurdy Butte (4112377), Jonesville (4012114), Klamath Glen (4112358), Mathison Peak (3912336), Meadow Valley (3912181), Mount Eddy (4112234), Mumbo Basin (4112225), North Bloomfield (3912038), Orick (4112431), Polar Bear Mtn. (4112385), Prescott Mtn. (4112366), Preston Peak (4112375), Quincy (3912088), Rush Creek Lakes (4012278), Scott Mountain (4112236), Seven Lakes Basin (4112224), Shelly Creek Ridge (4112387), Ship Mountain (4112367), Sierra City (3912056), Siligo Peak (4012288), Smith River (4112482), South China Mtn. (4112235), Strawberry Valley (3912151), Summit Valley (4112357), Tangle Blue Lake (4112226), Thompson Peak (4112311), Trinity Center (4012286), Twain (4012111), Whisky Bill Peak (4112215), Ycatapom Peak (4112217)
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
Counties   Quads