Corallorhiza trifida
Common Name: northern coralroot
Family: Orchidaceae
Element Code: PMORC0M050
Full Name: Corallorhiza trifida Chatel.

2008 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Biology Glossary
  • Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb (achlorophyllous)
  • Blooming Period: June - July
  • Habitat: mesic.
    • Lower montane coniferous forest
    • Meadows and seeps (edges)
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 7
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    2 1 1 0 0 3
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    0 7
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    7 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • Possibly threatened by recreational activities. See The Wasmann Journal of Biology 36:199-200 (1978) for information on CA occurrence near Buck's Lake, Fremontia 19(1):22-23 (1991) for account of recent discovery (1990), and The Wild Orchids of California, p. 56-58 (1995) by R. Coleman for species account.
  • To submit rare plant observation data, use the CNDDB field survey form. Please see also the CNPS Rare Plant Data page.
  • Date Added: 1994-01-01
  • Last Update: 2013-06-12
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 1370 - 1745 meters
  • California Endemic: no
  • States: California, !AK, Colorado, !CT, Idaho, !IL, !IN, !MA, !MD, !ME, !MI, !MN, !MT, !ND, !NH, !NJ, New Mexico, Nevada, !NY, !OH, Oregon, !PA, !RI, !SD, Utah, !VT, Washington, !WI, !WV, Wyoming
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Nevada (NEV),  Plumas (PLU)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Graniteville (556B) 39120D6,  Haypress Valley (572D) 39120E5,  Meadow Valley (590A) 39121H1,  Bucks Lake (590B) 39121H2
  • 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 1637
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 ].

39120D6=Graniteville (556B) 39120D6;39120E5=Haypress Valley (572D) 39120E5;39121H1=Meadow Valley (590A) 39121H1;39121H2=Bucks Lake (590B) 39121H2