Species Details

Lewisia kelloggii ssp. kelloggii

Kellogg's lewisia

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Photo of Lewisia kelloggii ssp. kelloggii
© 2019 Barry Breckling
Photo of Lewisia kelloggii ssp. kelloggii
© 2019 Barry Breckling
Photo of Lewisia kelloggii ssp. kelloggii
© 2019 Barry Breckling
Scientific Name:
Lewisia kelloggii Brandegee ssp. kelloggii
Common Name:
Kellogg's lewisia
Family: Montiaceae
Element Code: PDPOR040M1
USDA Plants Symbol: LEKEK
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 3.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G3G4T2T3Q
State Rank:
Other Status: USFS_S
CRPR Changes:
added to 3.2 on 2013-10-02
Add Date: 2013-10-02
Date Edited: 2022-02-01
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: (Apr)May-Aug
1465 - 2365 meters
4805 - 7760 feet
General Habitat:
  • Upper montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat: ridgetops, often slate, sometimes rhyolite tuff.
Micro Habitat:
  • Openings
Move to CRPR 1B or 4? Taxonomic distinctiveness from ssp. hutchisonii is uncertain; needs further study. Threatened by road construction, trail construction, recreational activities, and vehicles. Possibly threatened by horticultural collecting. See Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences II 4(4):88 (1894) for original description.
Total Occurrences: 0
Element Occurrence Ranks:
0 0 0 0 0 0
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presumed Extant 0
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Amador (AMA)?, El Dorado (ELD)?, Lassen (LAS), Mariposa (MPA), Nevada (NEV), Placer (PLA), Sierra (SIE)?, Tuolumne (TUO)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Ackerson Mtn. (3711977), Alleghany (3912047), Bear River Reservoir (3812052)?, Boards Crossing (3812032), Caldor (3812054), Duncan Peak (3912025), El Capitan (3711966), Gold Lake (3912066), Half Dome (3711965), Kyburz (3812073), Leek Spring Hill (3812063)?, Liberty Hill (3812031), Mariposa Grove (3711955), Mokelumne Peak (3812051), Peddler Hill (3812053)?, Sierra City (3912056)?, Tamarack Flat (3711976), Tragedy Spring (3812062)?, Westwood West (4012131), Yosemite Falls (3711975)
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.


Presumed Extant
Counties   Quads