Species Details

Muhlenbergia fragilis

delicate muhly

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Scientific Name:
Muhlenbergia fragilis Swall.
Common Name:
delicate muhly
Family: Poaceae
Element Code: PMPOA480Q0
USDA Plants Symbol: MUFR
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5
State Rank:
S2
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.3 to 2B.3 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 1994-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Oct
Elevation:
1600 - 1600 meters
5250 - 5250 feet
General Habitat:
  • Pinyon and juniper woodland (carbonate, gravelly)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known in CA only from the Clark and New York mountains. See Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium 29:206 (1947) for original description, and MadroƱo 35(4):353 (1988) for first CA record.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 3
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 3
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 3
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 3
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Arizona (AZ), Baja California (BA), California (CA), Nevada (NV), New Mexico (NM), Sonora, Mexico (SO), Texas (TX), Utah (UT)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
San Bernardino (SBD)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Castle Peaks (3511532), Clark Mtn. (3511555), Pinto Valley (3511523)
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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