Species Details

Lewisia oppositifolia

opposite-leaved lewisia

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Scientific Name:
Lewisia oppositifolia (Wats.) Rob.
Common Name:
opposite-leaved lewisia
Family: Montiaceae
Element Code: PDPOR040B0
USDA Plants Symbol: LEOP
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G3
State Rank:
S2
Other Status: USFS_S
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.2 to 2B.2 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2022-03-01
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Apr-May(Jun)
Elevation:
300 - 1220 meters
985 - 4005 feet
General Habitat:
  • Lower montane coniferous forest (mesic)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
On watch list in OR.
Threats:

Threatened by logging, mining, and vehicles.

Taxonomy:

CA plants possibly hybrids with L. nevadensis.

Other:
Total Occurrences: 14
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
1 1 2 0 0 10
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 9
Recent <=20 Years 5
Presence:
Presumed Extant 14
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Oregon (OR)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Del Norte (DNT)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Gasquet (4112378), High Divide (4112481), High Plateau Mtn. (4112388), Hiouchi (4112471), Hurdygurdy Butte (4112377), Shelly Creek Ridge (4112387)
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