Species Details

Sphaeromeria potentilloides var. nitrophila

alkali tansy-sage

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Scientific Name:
Sphaeromeria potentilloides (Gray) A.A. Heller var. nitrophila (Cronq.) A. Holmgren, Schultz & T. Lowrey
Common Name:
alkali tansy-sage
Family: Asteraceae
Element Code: PDAST8S061
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5T4?
State Rank:
S2
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.2 to 2B.2 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 2001-01-01
Date Edited: 2022-06-08
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Jun-Jul
Elevation:
2100 - 2400 meters
6890 - 7875 feet
General Habitat:
  • Meadows and seeps
  • Playas
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Alkaline (usually)
Notes:
Threatened by grazing and vehicles. See Leaflets of Western Botany 6:49 (1950) for original description and Brittonia 28:261 (1976) for revised nomenclature.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 15
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 15
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 5
Recent <=20 Years 10
Presence:
Presumed Extant 15
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Idaho (ID), Nevada (NV)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Mono (MNO)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
River Spring (3711885), Whitmore Hot Springs (3711867)
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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