Asplenium septentrionale
Common Name: northern spleenwort
Family: Aspleniaceae
Element Code: PPASP021F0
Full Name: Asplenium septentrionale (L.) Hoffm.

2010 Tommaso Sitzia
Biology Glossary
  • Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb
  • Blooming Period: Jul-Aug
  • Habitat: rocky, granitic.
    • Chaparral
    • Lower montane coniferous forest
    • Subalpine coniferous forest
    • Upper montane coniferous forest
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from CDFW
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 8
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    1 1 0 0 0 6
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    6 2
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
    8 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • Known in CA from fewer than ten occurrences. On review list in ID, and endangered in OR. See MadroƱo 25(4):232 (1978) for distributional information.
  • 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: 2013-06-12
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 1615 - 3350 meters
  • California Endemic: no
  • Other States: Arizona, Baja California, Colorado, Idaho, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, West Virginia, Wyoming
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Shasta (SHA),  Tehama (TEH),  Tulare (TUL)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Mineral King (331A) 3611845,  Lassen Peak (626A) 4012145,  West Prospect Peak (643C) 4012154,  Thousand Lakes Valley (644A) 4012165,  Manzanita Lake (644D) 4012155
  • 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. This data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.
Presumed Extant Presumed Extirpated or Unknown 286
Links to Leading Resources of Taxon Information
Suggested Citation
California Native Plant Society, Rare Plant Program. . Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants of California (online edition, v8-03). Website [accessed ].

3611845=Mineral King (331A) 3611845;4012145=Lassen Peak (626A) 4012145;4012154=West Prospect Peak (643C) 4012154;4012165=Thousand Lakes Valley (644A) 4012165;4012155=Manzanita Lake (644D) 4012155