Tetracoccus ilicifolius - Coville & Gilman
Holly-leaf Tetracoccus
Taxonomic Status: Accepted
Related ITIS Name(s): Tetracoccus ilicifolius Coville & Gilman (TSN 28423)
Unique Identifier: ELEMENT_GLOBAL.2.150823
Element Code: PDEUP1C030
Informal Taxonomy: Plants, Vascular - Flowering Plants - Spurge Family
 
Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family Genus
Plantae Anthophyta Dicotyledoneae Euphorbiales Euphorbiaceae Tetracoccus
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Concept Reference
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Concept Reference: Kartesz, J.T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 2nd edition. 2 vols. Timber Press, Portland, OR.
Concept Reference Code: B94KAR01HQUS
Name Used in Concept Reference: Tetracoccus ilicifolius
Conservation Status
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NatureServe Status

Global Status: G2
Global Status Last Reviewed: 15Jan2013
Global Status Last Changed: 20Aug2013
Ranking Methodology Used: Ranked by calculator
Rounded Global Status: G2 - Imperiled
Reasons: Endemic to Inyo County, California and known from fewer than 10 occurrences.
Nation: United States
National Status: N2

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United States California (S2)

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NatureServe Global Conservation Status Factors

Range Extent Comments: Death Valley National Park, Inyo County, California.

Number of Occurrences: 6 - 20
Number of Occurrences Comments: Known from fewer than ten occurrences (Skinner, 1997, CNPS 2001).

Overall Threat Impact: Low
Overall Threat Impact Comments: Considered "not endangered" by CNPS (2001); no threats indicated. All known occurrences are located in Death Valley National Park.

Short-term Trend: Relatively Stable (<=10% change)

Long-term Trend: Decline of <30% to increase of 25%

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Distribution
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Global Range: Death Valley National Park, Inyo County, California.

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U.S. Distribution by County Help
State County Name (FIPS Code)
CA Inyo (06027)
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U.S. Distribution by Watershed Help
Watershed Region Help Watershed Name (Watershed Code)
18 Death Valley-Lower Amargosa (18090203)+
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Ecology & Life History
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Basic Description: A shrub, distinguished from Tetracoccus hallii by its opposite or 3-whorled leaves with margins toothed. Blooms May-June.
Terrestrial Habitat(s): Bare rock/talus/scree, Desert
Habitat Comments: Crevices in carbonate/limestone canyon walls and steep slopes within Mojavean Desert scrub. 600-1830 m. (California Dept. of Fish and Game 2000).
Economic Attributes Not yet assessed
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Management Summary Not yet assessed
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Population/Occurrence Delineation Not yet assessed
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Population/Occurrence Viability
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U.S. Invasive Species Impact Rank (I-Rank) Not yet assessed
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Authors/Contributors
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NatureServe Conservation Status Factors Edition Date: 04Jun2003
NatureServe Conservation Status Factors Author: K Maybury

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References
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  • California Department of Fish and Game. 2000. Natural Diversity Database (RareFind 2), Version 2.1.2, January 25, 2000. Downloaded in 2003.

  • California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2001. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants of California (sixth edition). Rare Plant Scientific Advisory Committee, David P. Tibor, Convening Editor. California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. x + 388pp.

  • Kartesz, J.T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 2nd edition. 2 vols. Timber Press, Portland, OR.

  • Skinner, M.W., and B.M. Pavlik, eds. 1997 (1994). Inventory of rare and endangered vascular plants of California. 1997 Electronic Inventory Update of 1994 5th edition, California Native Plant Society, Special Publication No. 1, Sacramento.

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