Camissonia sierrae ssp. alticola
Common Name: Mono Hot Springs evening-primrose
Family: Onagraceae
Element Code: PDONA031H1
Full Name: Camissonia sierrae Raven ssp. alticola Raven

2008 Chris Winchell
Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 21
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    4 8 2 0 0 7
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    8 13
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    21 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • Known from fewer than 20 occurrences. Threatened by foot traffic, non-native plants, and vehicles. Possibly threatened by vegetation clearing. MPA Co. record (436B) needs verification. See Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium 37(5):329 (1969) 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: 2010-03-15
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 1035 - 2410 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • States: California
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Fresno (FRE),  Madera (MAD),  Mariposa (MPA) ?,  Tuolumne (TUO)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Ward Mountain (395B) 37118B8,  Musick Mtn. (397A) 37119B3,  Graveyard Peak (415B) 37118D8,  Florence Lake (415C) 37118C8,  Mt. Givens (416D) 37119C1,  Squaw Dome (417A) 37119D3,  Little Shuteye Peak (417B) 37119D4,  Mammoth Pool Dam (417D) 37119C3,  Merced Peak (436B)? 37119F4,  Half Dome (437A) 37119F5,  Falls Ridge (454B) 37119H4
  • 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 262
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 ].

37118B8=Ward Mountain (395B) 37118B8;37119B3=Musick Mtn. (397A) 37119B3;37118D8=Graveyard Peak (415B) 37118D8;37118C8=Florence Lake (415C) 37118C8;37119C1=Mt. Givens (416D) 37119C1;37119D3=Squaw Dome (417A) 37119D3;37119D4=Little Shuteye Peak (417B) 37119D4;37119C3=Mammoth Pool Dam (417D) 37119C3;37119F4=Merced Peak (436B)? 37119F4;37119F5=Half Dome (437A) 37119F5;37119H4=Falls Ridge (454B) 37119H4