Species Details

Puccinellia parishii

Parish's alkali grass

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Scientific Name:
Puccinellia parishii Hitchc.
Common Name:
Parish's alkali grass
Family: Poaceae
Element Code: PMPOA530T0
USDA Plants Symbol: PUPA
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Apr-May
Elevation:
700 - 1000 meters
2295 - 3280 feet
General Habitat:
  • Meadows and seeps (alkaline springs, seeps)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known in CA only from Rabbit Springs, where confirmed in 1992. Occurrence from Edwards AFB, KRN Co. (186D) is misidentified P. simplex. State-listed as Endangered in NM. Threatened by groundwater pumping, flood control, and trampling. See Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 41:157 (1928) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 1
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 1 0 0 0
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 1
Presence:
Presumed Extant 1
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Arizona (AZ), California (CA), Colorado (CO), New Mexico (NM)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
San Bernardino (SBD)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Lucerne Valley (3411648)
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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