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Rorippa columbiae
Common Name: Columbia yellow cress
Family: Brassicaceae
Element Code: PDBRA27060
Full Name: Rorippa columbiae (Robinson) Howell

2011 Anthony Baniaga
Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from CDFW
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 26
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    1 2 3 3 0 17
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    10 16
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
    26 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • Threatened by grazing and trampling. Candidate for state listing in OR, and state-listed as Threatened in WA. See Sida 4:294-296 (1972) 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: 2013-01-22
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 1200 - 1800 meters
  • California Endemic: no
  • Other States: Oregon, Washington
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Humboldt (HUM),  Lassen (LAS),  Modoc (MOD),  Siskiyou (SIS)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Pine Creek Valley (642D) 4012151,  Hambone (696C) 4112136,  Horse Peak (697A) 4112147,  Orleans (704D) 4112335,  Big Sage Reservoir (709C) 4112056,  Mahogany Ridge (709D) 4112055,  Jacks Butte (710D) 4112057,  Rimrock Lake (711B) 4112162,  Medicine Lake (713D) 4112155,  Bray (714B) 4112168,  Sagebrush Butte (728A) 4112181,  Double Head Mtn. (728C) 4112172,  Pinnacle Lake (728D) 4112171,  Newell (729A) 4112183,  Tulelake (729B) 4112184,  The Panhandle (729C) 4112174,  Captain Jacks Stronghold (730D) 4112175,  Panther Rock (732C) 4112272,  MacDoel (732D) 4112271
  • 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 1431
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 ].

4012151=Pine Creek Valley (642D) 4012151;4112136=Hambone (696C) 4112136;4112147=Horse Peak (697A) 4112147;4112335=Orleans (704D) 4112335;4112056=Big Sage Reservoir (709C) 4112056;4112055=Mahogany Ridge (709D) 4112055;4112057=Jacks Butte (710D) 4112057;4112162=Rimrock Lake (711B) 4112162;4112155=Medicine Lake (713D) 4112155;4112168=Bray (714B) 4112168;4112181=Sagebrush Butte (728A) 4112181;4112172=Double Head Mtn. (728C) 4112172;4112171=Pinnacle Lake (728D) 4112171;4112183=Newell (729A) 4112183;4112184=Tulelake (729B) 4112184;4112174=The Panhandle (729C) 4112174;4112175=Captain Jacks Stronghold (730D) 4112175;4112272=Panther Rock (732C) 4112272;4112271=MacDoel (732D) 4112271