Lewisia disepala
Common Name: Yosemite lewisia
Family: Montiaceae
Element Code: PDPOR04060
Full Name: Lewisia disepala Rydb.

2003 Dean Wm. Taylor
Biology Glossary
  • Lifeform: perennial herb
  • Blooming Period: March - June
  • Habitat: granitic, sandy.
    • Lower montane coniferous forest
    • Pinyon and juniper woodland
    • Upper montane coniferous forest
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 22
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    7 1 4 0 0 10
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    15 7
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    22 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • Threatened by vehicles, foot traffic, and logging. See North American Flora 21:328 (1932) for original description, and Madroño 37(1):63 (1990) for first KRN Co. record.
  • 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: 2011-08-17
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 1035 - 3500 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • States: California
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Fresno (FRE),  Kern (KRN),  Madera (MAD),  Mariposa (MPA),  Tulare (TUL),  Tuolumne (TUO)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Walker Pass (259A) 35118F1,  White Dome (283C) 35118G2,  Lamont Peak (283D) 35118G1,  Sirretta Peak (284A) 35118H3,  Cannell Peak (284D) 35118G3,  Hockett Peak (307B) 36118B4,  Sentinel Peak (308D) 36118A5,  Shaver Lake (397D) 37119A3,  Balloon Dome (416B) 37119D2,  Squaw Dome (417A) 37119D3,  Mammoth Pool Dam (417D) 37119C3,  Half Dome (437A) 37119F5,  El Capitan (437B) 37119F6,  Tenaya Lake (454C) 37119G4,  Yosemite Falls (455D) 37119G5
  • 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 690
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 ].

35118F1=Walker Pass (259A) 35118F1;35118G2=White Dome (283C) 35118G2;35118G1=Lamont Peak (283D) 35118G1;35118H3=Sirretta Peak (284A) 35118H3;35118G3=Cannell Peak (284D) 35118G3;36118B4=Hockett Peak (307B) 36118B4;36118A5=Sentinel Peak (308D) 36118A5;37119A3=Shaver Lake (397D) 37119A3;37119D2=Balloon Dome (416B) 37119D2;37119D3=Squaw Dome (417A) 37119D3;37119C3=Mammoth Pool Dam (417D) 37119C3;37119F5=Half Dome (437A) 37119F5;37119F6=El Capitan (437B) 37119F6;37119G4=Tenaya Lake (454C) 37119G4;37119G5=Yosemite Falls (455D) 37119G5