Eriophyllum nubigenum
Common Name: Yosemite woolly sunflower
Family: Asteraceae
Element Code: PDAST3N0A0
Full Name: Eriophyllum nubigenum Greene

2009 Barry Breckling
Biology Glossary
  • Lifeform: annual herb
  • Blooming Period: May - August
  • Habitat: gravelly, granitic.
    • Chaparral
    • Lower montane coniferous forest
    • Upper montane coniferous forest
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 14
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    3 4 0 0 0 7
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    5 9
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    14 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • Known from fewer than twenty occurrences. Threatened by foot traffic, non-native plants and recreational activities. See Madroño 29(2):123 (1982) for information on rediscovery.
  • 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: 2010-03-15
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 1525 - 2750 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • States: California
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Madera (MAD),  Mariposa (MPA),  Tuolumne (TUO)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Merced Peak (436B) 37119F4,  Half Dome (437A) 37119F5,  Mariposa Grove (437D) 37119E5,  Tenaya Lake (454C) 37119G4,  Ascension Mtn. (456C) 37119G8
  • 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 782
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 ].

37119F4=Merced Peak (436B) 37119F4;37119F5=Half Dome (437A) 37119F5;37119E5=Mariposa Grove (437D) 37119E5;37119G4=Tenaya Lake (454C) 37119G4;37119G8=Ascension Mtn. (456C) 37119G8