Orcuttia viscida
Common Name: Sacramento Orcutt grass
Family: Poaceae
Synonyms: Orcuttia californica var. viscida
Element Code: PMPOA4G070
Full Name: Orcuttia viscida (Hoov.) J. Reeder

2004 Carol W. Witham
Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from CDFW
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 12
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    3 4 2 0 2 1
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    2 10
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
    10 0 2
Notes Glossary
  • Seriously threatened by agriculture, urbanization, overgrazing, vehicles, and non-native plants. Protected in part at Phoenix Field ER (DFG). See Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 68(3):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: 1974-01-01
  • Last Update: 2013-05-09
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 30 - 100 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • Other States:
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Sacramento (SAC)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Goose Creek (495D) 3812131,  Elk Grove (496A) 3812143,  Folsom (511B) 3812162,  Buffalo Creek (511C) 3812152
  • 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. This data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.
Presumed Extant Presumed Extirpated or Unknown 1193
Links to Leading Resources of Taxon Information
Suggested Citation
California Native Plant Society, Rare Plant Program. . Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants of California (online edition, v8-03). Website http://www.rareplants.cnps.org [accessed ].

3812131=Goose Creek (495D) 3812131;3812143=Elk Grove (496A) 3812143;3812162=Folsom (511B) 3812162;3812152=Buffalo Creek (511C) 3812152