Species Details

Pedicularis centranthera

Great Basin lousewort

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Scientific Name:
Pedicularis centranthera Gray
Common Name:
Great Basin lousewort
Family: Orobanchaceae
Element Code: PDSCR1K070
USDA Plants Symbol: PECE
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G4
State Rank:
S2
Other Status: BLM_S
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.3 to 2B.3 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 1994-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Apr-Jun
Elevation:
1300 - 1500 meters
4265 - 4920 feet
General Habitat:
  • Great Basin scrub (alluvial)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known in CA from fewer than ten occurrences. Possibly threatened by agricultural development. On review list in OR. See Report on the U.S. and Mexican Boundary Survey, p. 120 (1859) by W. Emory for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 9
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 4 0 0 0 5
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 9
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 9
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Arizona (AZ), California (CA), Colorado (CO), Nevada (NV), New Mexico (NM), Oregon (OR), Utah (UT)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Lassen (LAS)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Five Springs (4012052), Karlo (4012053)
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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