Species Details

Munroa squarrosa

false buffalo-grass

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Scientific Name:
Munroa squarrosa (Nutt.) Torr.
Common Name:
false buffalo-grass
Family: Poaceae
Element Code: PMPOA49010
USDA Plants Symbol: MUSQ3
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5
State Rank:
S2
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.2 to 2B.2 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 1994-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Oct
Elevation:
1500 - 1800 meters
4920 - 5905 feet
General Habitat:
  • Pinyon and juniper woodland (gravelly, rocky)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known in CA only from the Clark and New York mountains. Threatened by foot traffic. Possibly threatened by grazing. May appear only after heavy summer rains.
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 2
Recent <=20 Years 2
Presence:
Presumed Extant 4
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Arizona (AZ), California (CA), Colorado (CO), Kansas (KS), Minnesota (MN), Montana (MT), Nebraska (NE), Nevada (NV), New Mexico (NM), North Dakota (ND), Oklahoma (OK), Oregon (OR), South Dakota (SD), Texas (TX), Utah (UT), Wyoming (WY)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Modoc (MOD), San Bernardino (SBD)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Clark Mtn. (3511555), Mid Hills (3511524), Pinto Valley (3511523), Tule Mountain (4112024)
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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