Parnassia cirrata var. intermedia
Common Name: Cascade grass-of-Parnassus
Family: Parnassiaceae
Element Code: PDSAX0P044
Full Name: Parnassia cirrata Piper var. intermedia (Rydb.) P.K. Holmgren & N.H. Holmgren

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Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 31
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    7 16 1 0 0 7
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    2 29
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    31 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • Known in California from fewer than 20 occurrences. Possibly threatened by grazing, recreational activities, vehicles, and logging. Synonymous with P. fimbriata var. intermedia, P. fimbriata var. hoodiana, and P. intermedia. Not in The Jepson Manual (1993). See Intermountain Flora 3A: 61 (1997) for description.
  • To submit rare plant observation data, use the CNDDB field survey form. Please see also the CNPS Rare Plant Data page.
  • Date Added: 2007-09-19
  • Last Update: 2013-06-12
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 780 - 1980 meters
  • California Endemic: no
  • States: California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Washington
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Shasta (SHA),  Siskiyou (SIS),  Trinity (TRI)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Covington Mill (667A) 40122H7,  Siligo Peak (667B) 40122H8,  Dunsmuir (682A) 41122B3,  Seven Lakes Basin (682B) 41122B4,  Chicken Hawk Hill (682C) 41122A4,  Mumbo Basin (683A) 41122B5,  Whisky Bill Peak (683D) 41122A5,  Caribou Lake (684C) 41122A8,  Mount Eddy (699C) 41122C4,  Scott Mountain (700C) 41122C6
  • 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 3293
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 ].

40122H7=Covington Mill (667A) 40122H7;40122H8=Siligo Peak (667B) 40122H8;41122B3=Dunsmuir (682A) 41122B3;41122B4=Seven Lakes Basin (682B) 41122B4;41122A4=Chicken Hawk Hill (682C) 41122A4;41122B5=Mumbo Basin (683A) 41122B5;41122A5=Whisky Bill Peak (683D) 41122A5;41122A8=Caribou Lake (684C) 41122A8;41122C4=Mount Eddy (699C) 41122C4;41122C6=Scott Mountain (700C) 41122C6