Lewisia serrata
Common Name: saw-toothed lewisia
Family: Montiaceae
Element Code: PDPOR040E0
Full Name: Lewisia serrata Heckard & Steb.

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Biology Glossary
  • Lifeform: perennial herb
  • Blooming Period: May - June
  • Habitat: mesic, rocky slopes.
    • Broadleafed upland forest
    • Lower montane coniferous forest
    • Riparian forest
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 11
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    1 2 0 0 0 8
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    5 6
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    11 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • Known from approximately ten occurrences. Threatened by horticultural collecting and small hydroelectric power projects. Potentially threatened by recreational activities and road maintenance. See L. cantelovii in The Jepson Manual. See Brittonia 26:305 (1974) for original description, and Fremontia 25(1):15-19 (1997) for genetic study of relationship to L. cantelovii.
  • 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: 2016-08-17
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 770 - 1435 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • States: California
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    El Dorado (ELD),  Placer (PLA)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Riverton (524C) 38120G4,  Kyburz (524D) 38120G3,  Devil Peak (525A) 38120H5,  Pollock Pines (525D) 38120G5,  Duncan Peak (540A) 39120B5,  Michigan Bluff (540C) 39120A6,  Greek Store (540D) 39120A5
  • 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 693
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 ].

38120G4=Riverton (524C) 38120G4;38120G3=Kyburz (524D) 38120G3;38120H5=Devil Peak (525A) 38120H5;38120G5=Pollock Pines (525D) 38120G5;39120B5=Duncan Peak (540A) 39120B5;39120A6=Michigan Bluff (540C) 39120A6;39120A5=Greek Store (540D) 39120A5