Quantifying Herkogamy Within and among Populations of Phlox hirsuta and Phlox speciosa Project (Project)

Summary

SCH Number
2017048528
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife (HQ) Environmental Services (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Environmental Services Division)
Document Title
Quantifying Herkogamy Within and among Populations of Phlox hirsuta and Phlox speciosa Project (Project)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
4/26/2017

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife is issuing a permit to Lauren Ruane pursuant to Fish and Game Code section 2081(a) for a project to (1) quantify the degree of herkogamy (the spatial difference between the anthers and the stigma) in P. hirsuta at three populations' (2) examine floral anatomy to determine the degree that cell size and number contribute to differences in herkogamy among individuals' and (3) compare the degree and development of herkogramy in P. hirsuta and P. speciosa. One flower will be collected from 110 individuals of each species at each population. Each collected flower will be placed in a labeled vial filled with 95% ethyl alcohol, which will be sent to Kettering University for data collection.

Contact Information
Cherilyn Burton
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Environmental Servic
1416 Ninth Street, Suite 1260
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 651-6508

Location

Counties
Siskiyou

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15306, Class 6
Reasons for Exemption
The Project consists of basic data collection, research, and resource evaluation activities which will not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource. The permit issued by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife for the Project includes measures to ensure that existing populations of the California endangered Phlox hirsuta are not negatively impacted.

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