Species Details

Camissonia sierrae ssp. alticola

Mono Hot Springs evening-primrose

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Scientific Name:
Camissonia sierrae Raven ssp. alticola Raven
Common Name:
Mono Hot Springs evening-primrose
Family: Onagraceae
Element Code: PDONA031H1
USDA Plants Symbol: CASIA
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: May-Aug
Elevation:
1035 - 2410 meters
3395 - 7905 feet
General Habitat:
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
  • Upper montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat: sand pans
Micro Habitat:
  • Granitic
  • Gravelly
Notes:
Known from fewer than 20 occurrences. Threatened by foot traffic, non-native plants, and vehicles. Possibly threatened by vegetation clearing. MPA Co. record (436B) needs verification. See Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium 37(5):329 (1969) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 21
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
4 8 2 0 0 7
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 16
Recent <=20 Years 5
Presence:
Presumed Extant 21
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Fresno (FRE), Madera (MAD), Mariposa (MPA)?, Tuolumne (TUO)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Falls Ridge (3711984), Florence Lake (3711838), Graveyard Peak (3711848), Half Dome (3711965), Little Shuteye Peak (3711944), Mammoth Pool Dam (3711933), Merced Peak (3711964)?, Mt. Givens (3711931), Squaw Dome (3711943), Ward Mountain (3711828)
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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