|New for 7th and 8th editions, starting July 2013.
CNPS Inventory now divides CA Rare Plant Rank 2 into 2A and 2B, similar to our
treatment for Rank 1. Names previously classified 2 are now 2B.|
2A refers to Rank 2 that
are thought to have gone extinct in California. (CA Rare Plant Rank was formerly called "CNPS List".)
updated interface available online.
Same data, also updated monthly, but with GIS and other improvements.
Not all 7th edition features have been added yet - you can continue to use them here.
To simplify access to the new features, such as GIS, each record in the 7th edition now has a link to the corresponding details
page in the 8th Edition.
INTRODUCTION to the 7th EDITION
What rare plant is this?
(Click on image.)
The CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants is now
published on-line and updated quarterly. Along with the latest Inventory data
from CNPS, you will find a variety of search tools, maps, thumbnail illustrations,
and links to additional information.
The statewide CNPS website has extensive
background information about the Inventory.
Since the publication of the last hardcopy 6th Edition in 2001, the
review process and revisions have been ongoing. Stay informed and get involved!
Users of the Inventory may find it helpful to read
example: "Which search method should I use?"
New users might want to consult the
Getting Started guide.