Species Details

Ptilidium californicum

Pacific fuzzwort

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Scientific Name:
Ptilidium californicum (Aust.) Underw
Common Name:
Pacific fuzzwort
Family: Ptilidiaceae
Element Code: NBHEP2U010
USDA Plants Symbol: PTCA5
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 4.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G4G5
State Rank:
S3S4
Other Status: BLM_S
CRPR Changes:
added to 4.3 on 2011-03-23
Add Date: 2011-03-23
Date Edited: 2021-06-03
Lifeform: liverwort
Blooming Period: May-Aug
Elevation:
1140 - 1800 meters
3740 - 5905 feet
General Habitat:
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
  • Upper montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat: Usually epiphytic on trees, fallen and decaying logs, and stumps; rarely on humus over boulders
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Potentially threatened by habitat alteration.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 177
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 1 0 0 0 176
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 96
Recent <=20 Years 81
Presence:
Presumed Extant 177
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Alaska (AK), California (CA), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT), Oregon (OR), Washington (WA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Del Norte (DNT), Humboldt (HUM), Mendocino (MEN), Shasta (SHA), Siskiyou (SIS), Trinity (TRI)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Carberry Creek (4212312), Oregon Caves (4212314), Takilma (4212315), Alderpoint (4012325), Ash Creek Butte (4112241), Bark Shanty Gulch (4112345), Bartle (4112137), Bear Peak (4112365), Big Bend (4112118), Black Lassic (4012335), Board Camp Mtn. (4012366), Boulder Peak (4112351), Broken Rib Mtn. (4112386), Buck Rock (3912288), Buckhorn Bally (4112287), Cecilville (4112322), Chimney Rock (4112356), City of Mount Shasta (4112233), Condrey Mtn. (4112288), Dead Horse Summit (4112127), Deadman Peak (4112228), Deadman Point (4112384), Denny (4012384), Devils Punchbowl (4112376), Dinsmore (4012345), Dunsmuir (4112223), Dutch Creek (4112381), Eaton Peak (4112238), Elk Spring (4112231), Etna (4112248), Figurehead Mtn. (4112383), Forest Glen (4012333), Grasshopper Ridge (4112321), Grider Valley (4112362), Grizzly Peak (4112128), Grouse Mtn. (4012376), Happy Camp (4112374), Hopkins Butte (4112325), Horse Peak (4112147), Huckleberry Mtn. (4112363), Hupa Mountain (4112317), Hurdygurdy Butte (4112377), Kangaroo Mtn. (4112382), Kinyon (4112138), Leech Lake Mtn. (3912381), Little Glass Mtn. (4112156), Lonesome Ridge (4112346), Marble Mountain (4112352), McCloud (4112232), Medicine Lake (4112155), Mount Eddy (4112234), Orleans (4112335), Polar Bear Mtn. (4112385), Preston Peak (4112375), Salyer (4012385), Sawyers Bar (4112332), Secret Spring Mtn. (4112282), Seiad Valley (4112372), Shannon Butte (4012323), Shelly Creek Ridge (4112387), Sims Mountain (4012365), Skunk Ridge (4112117), Smoky Creek (4012332), Somes Bar (4112344), Summit Valley (4112357), Swim Ridge (4012322), Tennant (4112158), Thompson Peak (4112311), Ukonom Lake (4112353), Ukonom Mtn. (4112354), West Haight Mtn. (4112251), Whisky Bill Peak (4112215), Youngs Peak (4112323)
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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