Orcuttia pilosa
Common Name: hairy Orcutt grass
Family: Poaceae
Element Code: PMPOA4G040
Full Name: Orcuttia pilosa Hoov.

2003 George W. Hartwell
Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 33
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    2 8 4 3 15 1
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    22 11
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    18 7 8
Notes Glossary
  • Seriously threatened by agriculture, urbanization, overgrazing, non-native plants, and trampling. See Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 68:155 (1941) for original description, and American Journal of Botany 69:1082-1095 (1982) for taxonomic treatment.
  • To submit rare plant observation data, use the CNDDB field survey form. Please see also the CNPS Rare Plant Data page.
  • Date Added: 1980-01-01
  • Last Update: 2010-03-15
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 46 - 200 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • States: California
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Butte (BUT),  Glenn (GLE),  Madera (MAD),  Merced (MER),  Stanislaus (STA),  Tehama (TEH)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Lanes Bridge (379A) 36119H7,  Gregg (379B) 36119H8,  Herndon (379C) 36119G8,  Madera (380A) 36120H1,  Daulton (399C) 37119A8,  Kismet (400D)* 37120A1,  Yosemite Lake (421B)* 37120D4,  Merced (421C) 37120C4,  Cooperstown (441A)* 37120F5,  Paulsell (441B)* 37120F6,  Montpelier (441C) 37120E6,  Turlock Lake (441D) 37120E5,  Logandale (562B) 39122D2,  Hamlin Canyon (576B) 39121F6,  Richardson Springs NW (593B) 39121H8,  Vina (594A) 39122H1
  • Notes:
      Definitions of codes preceding a county and/or quad:
      * Presumed extirpated
      ? Uncertain about distribution or identity
      ?* Uncertain about distribution, but presumed extirpated if once present
      (?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
      Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable.
Presumed Extant Presumed Extirpated or Unknown 1191
Links to Leading Resources of Taxon Information
Suggested Citation
CNPS, Rare Plant Program. . Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v8-02). California Native Plant Society, Sacramento, CA. Website http://www.rareplants.cnps.org [accessed ].

36119H7=Lanes Bridge (379A) 36119H7;36119H8=Gregg (379B) 36119H8;36119G8=Herndon (379C) 36119G8;36120H1=Madera (380A) 36120H1;37119A8=Daulton (399C) 37119A8;37120A1=Kismet (400D)* 37120A1;37120D4=Yosemite Lake (421B)* 37120D4;37120C4=Merced (421C) 37120C4;37120F5=Cooperstown (441A)* 37120F5;37120F6=Paulsell (441B)* 37120F6;37120E6=Montpelier (441C) 37120E6;37120E5=Turlock Lake (441D) 37120E5;39122D2=Logandale (562B) 39122D2;39121F6=Hamlin Canyon (576B) 39121F6;39121H8=Richardson Springs NW (593B) 39121H8;39122H1=Vina (594A) 39122H1