Species Details

Epilobium nivium

Snow Mountain willowherb

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Photo of Epilobium nivium
©2011 Ryan Elliott
Photo of Epilobium nivium
©2011 Ryan Elliott
Photo of Epilobium nivium
Image by Ryan Elliott
Scientific Name:
Epilobium nivium Bdg.
Common Name:
Snow Mountain willowherb
Family: Onagraceae
Element Code: PDONA060M0
USDA Plants Symbol: EPNI
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Jun-Oct
Elevation:
795 - 2500 meters
2610 - 8205 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Upper montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Rocky
Notes:
Threatened by recreation and foot traffic, and possibly by logging. See Zoe 3:242-243 (1892) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 19
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 6 6 0 0 7
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 8
Recent <=20 Years 11
Presence:
Presumed Extant 19
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Colusa (COL), Glenn (GLE), Lake (LAK), Mendocino (MEN), Tehama (TEH), Trinity (TRI)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Bluenose Ridge (3912382), Crockett Peak (3912247), Felkner Hill (3912256), Fouts Springs (3912236), Hull Mountain (3912258), Leech Lake Mtn. (3912381), Potato Hill (3912237), South Yolla Bolly (4012217), St. John Mtn. (3912246)
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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