Species Details

Orthotrichum spjutii

Spjut's bristle moss

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Scientific Name:
Orthotrichum spjutii Norris & Vitt
Common Name:
Spjut's bristle moss
Family: Orthotrichaceae
Element Code: NBMUS56160
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: moss
Blooming Period:
Elevation:
2100 - 2400 meters
6890 - 7875 feet
General Habitat:
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
  • Pinyon and juniper woodland
  • Subalpine coniferous forest
  • Upper montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Granitic
  • Rocky
Notes:
See Nova Hedwigia 56:259-262 (1993) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 2
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 2
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 2
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 2
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Nevada (NV)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Modoc (MOD), Mono (MNO), Tulare (TUL)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Eagle Peak (4112032), Pickel Meadow (3811935), Sonora Pass (3811936), White Dome (3511872)
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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