Species Details

Puccinellia pumila

dwarf alkali grass

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Scientific Name:
Puccinellia pumila (Vasey) Hitchc.
Common Name:
dwarf alkali grass
Family: Poaceae
Element Code: PMPOA531L0
USDA Plants Symbol: PUPU3
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G4?
State Rank:
SH
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.2 to 2B.2 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 1988-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Jul
Elevation:
1 - 10 meters
5 - 35 feet
General Habitat:
  • Marshes and swamps (coastal salt)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known in CA from only two occurrences. Need current information on distribution and endangerment. On review list in OR.
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)
Alaska (AK), California (CA), Oregon (OR), Washington (WA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Humboldt (HUM), Mendocino (MEN)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Cannibal Island (4012463), Fort Bragg (3912347)
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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