CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record abronia_alpina - Sun, Nov. 28, 2021 06:12 ET c
Abronia alpina
common nameRamshaw Meadows abronia
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.1
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.1: Seriously endangered in California
state rank
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G2     G2: 6-20 occurrences OR 1,000-3,000 individuals OR 2,000-10,000 acres
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (2):
Templeton Mountain (329C) 3611832, Kern Peak (330D) 3611833
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Tulare (TUL)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Meadows and seeps (Medws)(granitic, gravelly margins)/Granitic, gravelly and sandy margins with Hulsea vestita and Lupinus breweri
blooming period Jul-Aug  
elevation range2400 - 2700 meters
Known from only Ramshaw Meadows and Templeton Meadows. Possibly threatened by trampling and potentially threatened by meadow succession. Previously a candidate for federal listing. See Botanical Gazette 27:444-457 (1899) for original description, and Aliso 7(2):201-205 (1970) for discussion of rediscovery.
full nameAbronia alpina Bdg.
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Additional information:
standard acronym  ABAL Element Code  PDNYC01020
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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 Sun, Nov. 28, 2021 from

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