Smilax jamesii
Common Name: English Peak greenbrier
Family: Smilacaceae
Element Code: PMSMI010D0
Full Name: Smilax jamesii Wallace

2008 Sierra Pacific Industries
Biology Glossary
  • Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb
  • Blooming Period: May - October
  • Habitat: Streambanks and lake margins.
    • Broadleafed upland forest
    • Lower montane coniferous forest
    • Marshes and swamps
    • North Coast coniferous forest
    • Upper montane coniferous forest
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 158
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    6 57 58 13 0 24
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    10 148
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    158 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • In review. Threatened by logging. Possibly threatened by road maintenance, recreational activities, and non-native plants. See Brittonia 31:416-421 (1979) for original description.
  • 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: 2016-07-11
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 560 - 2500 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • States: California
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Del Norte (DNT),  Shasta (SHA),  Siskiyou (SIS),  Trinity (TRI)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Burney (662B) 40121H6,  Burney Mtn. West (662C) 40121G6,  Chalk Mtn. (663A) 40121H7,  Roaring Creek (663B) 40121H8,  Hatchet Mtn. Pass (663D) 40121G7,  Goose Gap (664A) 40122H1,  Damnation Peak (666A) 40122H5,  Trinity Center (666B) 40122H6,  Papoose Creek (666C) 40122G6,  Schell Mtn. (666D) 40122G5,  Covington Mill (667A) 40122H7,  Siligo Peak (667B) 40122H8,  Rush Creek Lakes (667C) 40122G8,  Trinity Dam (667D) 40122G7,  Mt. Hilton (668A) 40123H1,  Pondosa (679B) 41121B6,  Dead Horse Summit (680A) 41121B7,  Big Bend (680C) 41121A8,  Skunk Ridge (680D) 41121A7,  Shoeinhorse Mtn. (681D) 41122A1,  Tangle Blue Lake (683B) 41122B6,  Carrville (683C) 41122A6,  Whisky Bill Peak (683D) 41122A5,  Caribou Lake (684C) 41122A8,  Ycatapom Peak (684D) 41122A7,  Youngs Peak (686A) 41123B3,  English Peak (702B) 41123D2,  Sawyers Bar (702C) 41123C2,  Tanners Peak (702D) 41123C1,  Greenview (718C) 41122E8,  Grider Valley (719B) 41123F2,  Marble Mountain (719C) 41123E2,  Boulder Peak (719D) 41123E1,  Ukonom Lake (720D) 41123E3,  Chimney Rock (721C) 41123E6
  • 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 1479
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 ].

40121H6=Burney (662B) 40121H6;40121G6=Burney Mtn. West (662C) 40121G6;40121H7=Chalk Mtn. (663A) 40121H7;40121H8=Roaring Creek (663B) 40121H8;40121G7=Hatchet Mtn. Pass (663D) 40121G7;40122H1=Goose Gap (664A) 40122H1;40122H5=Damnation Peak (666A) 40122H5;40122H6=Trinity Center (666B) 40122H6;40122G6=Papoose Creek (666C) 40122G6;40122G5=Schell Mtn. (666D) 40122G5;40122H7=Covington Mill (667A) 40122H7;40122H8=Siligo Peak (667B) 40122H8;40122G8=Rush Creek Lakes (667C) 40122G8;40122G7=Trinity Dam (667D) 40122G7;40123H1=Mt. Hilton (668A) 40123H1;41121B6=Pondosa (679B) 41121B6;41121B7=Dead Horse Summit (680A) 41121B7;41121A8=Big Bend (680C) 41121A8;41121A7=Skunk Ridge (680D) 41121A7;41122A1=Shoeinhorse Mtn. (681D) 41122A1;41122B6=Tangle Blue Lake (683B) 41122B6;41122A6=Carrville (683C) 41122A6;41122A5=Whisky Bill Peak (683D) 41122A5;41122A8=Caribou Lake (684C) 41122A8;41122A7=Ycatapom Peak (684D) 41122A7;41123B3=Youngs Peak (686A) 41123B3;41123D2=English Peak (702B) 41123D2;41123C2=Sawyers Bar (702C) 41123C2;41123C1=Tanners Peak (702D) 41123C1;41122E8=Greenview (718C) 41122E8;41123F2=Grider Valley (719B) 41123F2;41123E2=Marble Mountain (719C) 41123E2;41123E1=Boulder Peak (719D) 41123E1;41123E3=Ukonom Lake (720D) 41123E3;41123E6=Chimney Rock (721C) 41123E6