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Hackelia amethystina
Common Name: amethyst stickseed
Family: Boraginaceae
Element Code: PDBOR0G010
Full Name: Hackelia amethystina J.T. Howell

Biology Glossary
  • Lifeform: perennial herb
  • Blooming Period: Jun-Jul(Aug)
  • Habitat: openings, disturbed areas.
    • Lower montane coniferous forest
    • Meadows and seeps
    • Upper montane coniferous forest
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from CDFW
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences:
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Notes Glossary
  • See Leaflets of Western Botany 3:125 (1942) for original description, and Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 26(1):213-214 (1976) for taxonomic treatment.
  • 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: 2012-11-05
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 1500 - 2315 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • Other States:
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Glenn (GLE),  Lake (LAK),  Lassen (LAS),  Mendocino (MEN),  Placer (PLA),  Plumas (PLU),  Tehama (TEH),  Trinity (TRI)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Tahoe City (538B) 3912022,  Antelope Lake (604A) 4012025,  Kettle Rock (604B) 4012026,  Crescent Mills (605C) 4012018,  Taylorsville (605D) 4012017,  Diamond Mtn. (622C) 4012036,  Janesville (622D) 4012035,  Fredonyer Pass (623D) 4012037
  • 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. This data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.
Includes unprocessed quads for CRPR 3 and 4 plants; unprocessed location data has not been quality controlled and may contain errors.
Presumed Extant Presumed Extirpated or Unknown 877
Links to Leading Resources of Taxon Information
Suggested Citation
California Native Plant Society, Rare Plant Program. . Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants of California (online edition, v8-03). Website http://www.rareplants.cnps.org [accessed ].

3912022=Tahoe City (538B) 3912022;4012025=Antelope Lake (604A) 4012025;4012026=Kettle Rock (604B) 4012026;4012018=Crescent Mills (605C) 4012018;4012017=Taylorsville (605D) 4012017;4012036=Diamond Mtn. (622C) 4012036;4012035=Janesville (622D) 4012035;4012037=Fredonyer Pass (623D) 4012037