Poa atropurpurea
Common Name: San Bernardino blue grass
Family: Poaceae
Synonyms:
Element Code: PMPOA4Z0A0
Full Name: Poa atropurpurea Scribn.
USDA PLANTS Symbol: POAT

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Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 27
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    0 7 2 2 0 16
  • Population Status:
    Historic
    >20 yrs
    Recent
    <=20 yrs
    15 12
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    27 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • Known from approximately twenty occurrences in the San Bernardino Mtns. (SBD Co.) and Laguna Mtns. (SDG Co.). Threatened by development, grazing, hydrological alterations, mining, recreational activities, and vehicles, and potentially by hybridization with non-native P. pratensis.
  • 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: 2010-03-15
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 1360 - 2455 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • States: California
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    San Bernardino (SBD),  San Diego (SDG)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Monument Peak (019B) 32116H4,  Mount Laguna (019C) 32116G4,  Cuyamaca Peak (020A) 32116H5,  Descanso (020D) 32116G5,  Julian (033D) 33116A5,  Palomar Observatory (049D) 33116C7,  Onyx Peak (104B) 34116B6,  Moonridge (105A) 34116B7,  Big Bear Lake (105B) 34116B8,  Fawnskin (131C) 34116C8,  Big Bear City (131D) 34116C7
  • 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 1390
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 ].
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32116H4=Monument Peak (019B) 32116H4;32116G4=Mount Laguna (019C) 32116G4;32116H5=Cuyamaca Peak (020A) 32116H5;32116G5=Descanso (020D) 32116G5;33116A5=Julian (033D) 33116A5;33116C7=Palomar Observatory (049D) 33116C7;34116B6=Onyx Peak (104B) 34116B6;34116B7=Moonridge (105A) 34116B7;34116B8=Big Bear Lake (105B) 34116B8;34116C8=Fawnskin (131C) 34116C8;34116C7=Big Bear City (131D) 34116C7