CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record abies_bracteata - Tue, Nov. 30, 2021 19:39 ET c
Abies bracteata
common namebristlecone fir
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Brother Alfred Brousseau © 1995 Saint Mary's College of California  Follow image link for photo data.
life form evergreen tree
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.3
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
state rank
S2S3   S2S3: Intermediate between S2 and S3
global rank
G2G3   G2G3: Intermediate between G2 and G3
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (17):
Adelaida (270A) 3512067, Lime Mountain (270B)? 3512068, San Simeon (271B) 3512162, Burnett Peak (295C) 3512172, Alder Peak (296A) 3512183, Cape San Martin (296B) 3512184, Burro Mountain (296D) 3512173, Junipero Serra Peak (319B) 3612124, Cone Peak (319C) 3612114, Tassajara Hot Springs (320A) 3612125, Partington Ridge (320B) 3612126, Lopez Point (320D) 3612115, Pfeiffer Point (320E) 3612127, Sycamore Flat (342C) 3612134, Ventana Cones (343C) 3612136, Chews Ridge (343D) 3612135, Big Sur (344D) 3612137
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Monterey (MNT), San Luis Obispo (SLO)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Broadleafed upland forest (BUFrs)
•Chaparral (Chprl)
•Lower montane coniferous forest (LCFrs)
•Riparian woodland (RpWld)/rocky
elevation range183 - 1555 meters
Known only from the Santa Lucia Mtns. Threatened by non-native plants. Possibly threatened by road maintenance.
full nameAbies bracteata (D. Don) Poit.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  ABBR Element Code  PGPIN01030
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Tue, Nov. 30, 2021 from

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