Species Details

Erigeron multiceps

Kern River daisy

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Scientific Name:
Erigeron multiceps Greene
Common Name:
Kern River daisy
Family: Asteraceae
Element Code: PDAST3M2N0
USDA Plants Symbol: ERMU2
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Jun-Sep
Elevation:
1500 - 2535 meters
4920 - 8315 feet
General Habitat:
  • Meadows and seeps
  • Upper montane coniferous forest (openings)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known only from the Kern Plateau. Possibly threatened by grazing, vehicles, and logging. Sequioa NF has adopted species management guidelines. Similar to E. divergens. See Pittonia 2:167 (1891) for original description, and Phytologia 73(3):186-202 (1992) for taxonomic information.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 30
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
10 9 2 1 0 8
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 17
Recent <=20 Years 13
Presence:
Presumed Extant 30
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Nevada (NV)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Kern (KRN), Tulare (TUL)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Bonita Meadows (3611813), Casa Vieja Meadows (3611823), Chagoopa Falls (3611844), Crag Peak (3611812), Hockett Peak (3611824), Kern Lake (3611834), Kernville (3511874), Lake Isabella North (3511864), Sphinx Lakes (3611865)
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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