Triteleia piutensis
Common Name: Piute Mountains triteleia
Family: Themidaceae
Synonyms:
Element Code:
Full Name: Triteleia piutensis E. Kentner & K. Steiner
USDA PLANTS Symbol:

Biology Glossary
  • Lifeform: perennial bulbiferous herb
  • Blooming Period: May - June
  • Habitat: Openings, fine volcanic soil throughout scattered boulders or heavy clay soil with volcanic hardpan.
    • Pinyon and juniper woodland
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences:
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
  • Population Status:
    Historic
    >20 yrs
    Recent
    <=20 yrs
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
Notes Glossary
  • Known only from the Piute Mtns. In the southern Sierra Nevada. Threatened by wind energy development. Similar to T. crocea. See Madroño 61(2):227-230 (2014) 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: 2014-07-24
  • Last Update: 2014-07-24
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 1585 - 1655 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • States: California
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Kern (KRN)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Tehachapi NE (212A) 35118B3,  Emerald Mtn. (237D) 35118C3
  • 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 3840
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 http://www.rareplants.cnps.org [accessed ].
-118.25,35.125

CA
35118B3=Tehachapi NE (212A) 35118B3;35118C3=Emerald Mtn. (237D) 35118C3