Species Details

Gentiana prostrata

pygmy gentian

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© 2011 Ron Wolf
Photo of Gentiana prostrata
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Photo of Gentiana prostrata
© 2018 Jason Hollinger
Scientific Name:
Gentiana prostrata Haenke
Common Name:
pygmy gentian
Family: Gentianaceae
Element Code: PDGEN060M0
USDA Plants Symbol: GEPR3
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G4G5
State Rank:
S1
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.3 to 2B.3 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2022-01-05
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Jul-Aug
Elevation:
3500 - 3800 meters
11485 - 12470 feet
General Habitat:
  • Alpine boulder and rock field
  • Meadows and seeps (mesic)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Endangered in OR.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 5
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 5
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 3
Recent <=20 Years 2
Presence:
Presumed Extant 5
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Alaska (AK), California (CA), Colorado (CO), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT), Nevada (NV), New Mexico (NM), Oregon (OR), Utah (UT), Vermont (VT), Wyoming (WY)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Mono (MNO)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Chalfant Valley (3711853), Mt. Barcroft (3711852)
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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