Species Details

Hulsea vestita ssp. pygmaea

pygmy hulsea

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Scientific Name:
Hulsea vestita Gray ssp. pygmaea (Gray) Wilken
Common Name:
pygmy hulsea
Family: Asteraceae
Element Code: PDAST4Z077
USDA Plants Symbol: HUVEP2
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Jun-Oct
Elevation:
2835 - 3900 meters
9300 - 12795 feet
General Habitat:
  • Alpine boulder and rock field
  • Subalpine coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Granitic
  • Gravelly
Notes:
Potentially threatened by recreational activities. Similar plants from other areas appear to be intermediates with ssp. vestita or ssp. parryi. See Synoptical Flora of North America 1(2):343 (1884) for original description, Aliso 7(4):413 (1972) for revised nomenclature, and Brittonia 27(3):242 (1975) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 4
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 4
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 1
Recent <=20 Years 3
Presence:
Presumed Extant 4
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
San Bernardino (SBD), Tulare (TUL)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Mineral King (3611845), Moonridge (3411627), San Gorgonio Mtn. (3411617)
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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