Species Details

Pellaea truncata

spiny cliff-brake

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Scientific Name:
Pellaea truncata Goodd.
Common Name:
spiny cliff-brake
Family: Pteridaceae
Element Code: PPADI0H0C0
USDA Plants Symbol: PETR3
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5
State Rank:
S3
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.3 to 2B.3 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 1980-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb
Blooming Period: Apr-Jun
Elevation:
1200 - 2150 meters
3935 - 7055 feet
General Habitat:
  • Pinyon and juniper woodland (granitic, rocky, volcanic)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
See Muhlenbergia 8:94 (1912) for original description, and MadroƱo 25(1):56 (1978) for species account.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 21
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 1 0 0 0 20
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 6
Recent <=20 Years 15
Presence:
Presumed Extant 21
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Arizona (AZ), Baja California (BA), California (CA), Colorado (CO), Nevada (NV), New Mexico (NM), Sonora, Mexico (SO), Utah (UT)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
San Bernardino (SBD)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Blackwater Mine (3511577), Cima Dome (3511535), Fenner (3411572), Fenner Hills (3411582), Fountain Peak (3411585), Hackberry Mountain (3511512), Hart Peak (3511531), Horse Thief Springs (3511578), Ivanpah (3511533), Mescal Range (3511545), Mid Hills (3511524), 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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