Sidalcea covillei
Common Name: Owens Valley checkerbloom
Family: Malvaceae
Element Code: PDMAL11040
Full Name: Sidalcea covillei Greene

1998 Larry Blakely
Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 42
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    1 24 10 3 3 1
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    11 31
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    39 1 2
Notes Glossary
  • Threatened by development, lowering of water table, non-native plants, grazing, and meadow succession. See Cybele Columbiana 1:35 (1914) for original description, and Fremontia 5(4):34-35 (1978), 6(3):26-27 (1978), and 8(4):16 (1981) for discussion of threats.
  • 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: 2015-07-24
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 1095 - 1415 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • States: California
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Imperial (IMP),  Inyo (INY)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Haiwee Reservoirs (305B)* 36117B8,  Olancha (329D) 36118C1,  Union Wash (351A)* 36118F1,  Manzanar (351B) 36118F2,  Mt. Langley (351C) 36118E2,  Lone Pine (351D) 36118E1,  Independence (372C) 36118G2,  Big Pine (393A) 37118B3,  Fish Springs (393D) 37118A3,  Laws (413A) 37118D3,  Fish Slough (413B) 37118D4,  Bishop (413C) 37118C4,  Poleta Canyon (413D) 37118C3,  Rovana (414A) 37118D5,  Mount Tom (414C) 37118C6
  • 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 1470
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 [accessed ].

36117B8=Haiwee Reservoirs (305B)* 36117B8;36118C1=Olancha (329D) 36118C1;36118F1=Union Wash (351A)* 36118F1;36118F2=Manzanar (351B) 36118F2;36118E2=Mt. Langley (351C) 36118E2;36118E1=Lone Pine (351D) 36118E1;36118G2=Independence (372C) 36118G2;37118B3=Big Pine (393A) 37118B3;37118A3=Fish Springs (393D) 37118A3;37118D3=Laws (413A) 37118D3;37118D4=Fish Slough (413B) 37118D4;37118C4=Bishop (413C) 37118C4;37118C3=Poleta Canyon (413D) 37118C3;37118D5=Rovana (414A) 37118D5;37118C6=Mount Tom (414C) 37118C6