Species Details

Antennaria sawyeri

Sawyer's pussy-toes

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Photo of Antennaria sawyeri
©2015 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Photo of Antennaria sawyeri
©2015 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Photo of Antennaria sawyeri
©2015 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Scientific Name:
Antennaria sawyeri R.J. Bayer and P.F. Figura
Common Name:
Sawyer's pussy-toes
Family: Asteraceae
Element Code: PDAST0H1S0
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Jun-Aug
Elevation:
2075 - 2430 meters
6810 - 7975 feet
General Habitat:
  • Subalpine coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat: usually north-facing slopes with late spring snowpack
Micro Habitat:
  • Gravelly (sometimes)
  • Rocky (sometimes)
  • Serpentinite
Notes:
Possibly threatened by climate change. Previously identified as A. lanata, a plant that does not occur in CA. Not included in TJM (1993) or TJM 2. See Systematic Botany 40(2):620-626 (2015) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 2
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 1 0 0 0 1
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 2
Presence:
Presumed Extant 2
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Trinity (TRI)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Siligo Peak (4012288)
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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