Species Details

Epilobium siskiyouense

Siskiyou fireweed

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Scientific Name:
Epilobium siskiyouense (Munz) Hoch & Raven
Common Name:
Siskiyou fireweed
Family: Onagraceae
Element Code: PDONA06100
USDA Plants Symbol: EPSI2
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Jul-Sep
Elevation:
1700 - 2500 meters
5580 - 8205 feet
General Habitat:
  • Alpine boulder and rock field
  • Subalpine coniferous forest
  • Upper montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Rocky
  • Serpentinite
Notes:
Candidate for state listing in OR. See North American Flora II 5:205 (1965) for original description, and MadroƱo 27(3):146 (1980) for revised nomenclature.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 56
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
9 9 1 0 0 37
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 47
Recent <=20 Years 9
Presence:
Presumed Extant 56
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Oregon (OR)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Shasta (SHA), Siskiyou (SIS), Trinity (TRI)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Billys Peak (4112227), Boulder Peak (4112351), Bully Choop Mtn. (4012257), Caribou Lake (4112218), Chicken Hawk Hill (4112214), Covington Mill (4012287), Deadman Peak (4112228), Dees Peak (4112313), Dutch Creek (4112381), Figurehead Mtn. (4112383), Kangaroo Mtn. (4112382), Marble Mountain (4112352), Mount Eddy (4112234), Mumbo Basin (4112225), Preston Peak (4112375), Scott Mountain (4112236), Seven Lakes Basin (4112224), Siligo Peak (4012288), South China Mtn. (4112235), 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
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