Clarkia mosquinii
Common Name: Mosquin's clarkia
Family: Onagraceae
Synonyms: Clarkia mosquinii ssp. mosquinii
Element Code: PDONA050S0
Full Name: Clarkia mosquinii E. Small

Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 68
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    5 37 10 2 1 13
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    17 51
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    67 0 1
Notes Glossary
  • Rediscovered in 1991 by L. Janeway. Threatened by vehicles. Potentially threatened by road maintenance, overshading, and non-native plants. See Canadian Journal of Botany 49:1211-1217 (1971) for original description, Madroño 40(4):268-269 (1993) for information on rediscovery, and Madroño 42(1):79-82 (1995) for taxonomic discussion.
  • 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: 2016-08-17
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 185 - 1490 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • States: California
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Butte (BUT),  Plumas (PLU)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Cascade (574B) 39121F2,  Clipper Mills (574C) 39121E2,  Strawberry Valley (574D) 39121E1,  Brush Creek (575A) 39121F3,  Berry Creek (575B) 39121F4,  Oroville Dam (575C) 39121E4,  Forbestown (575D) 39121E3,  Cherokee (576A) 39121F5,  Pulga (591C) 39121G4,  Soapstone Hill (591D) 39121G3,  Stirling City (592A) 39121H5
  • 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 168
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 ].

39121F2=Cascade (574B) 39121F2;39121E2=Clipper Mills (574C) 39121E2;39121E1=Strawberry Valley (574D) 39121E1;39121F3=Brush Creek (575A) 39121F3;39121F4=Berry Creek (575B) 39121F4;39121E4=Oroville Dam (575C) 39121E4;39121E3=Forbestown (575D) 39121E3;39121F5=Cherokee (576A) 39121F5;39121G4=Pulga (591C) 39121G4;39121G3=Soapstone Hill (591D) 39121G3;39121H5=Stirling City (592A) 39121H5