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Status: record abronia_villosa_var._aurita - Mon, Dec. 6, 2021, 01:27 ET b
Abronia villosa var. aurita
common namechaparral sand-verbena
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life formannual herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.1
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.1: Seriously endangered in California
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Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
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Topographic quads (60):
Calexico (004B) 3211564, Seeley (016C) 3211576, Superstition Mountain (017A) 3211587, Agua Caliente Springs (019A) 3211683, Iris (028B) 3311524, Tubb Canyon (032B) 3311624, Earthquake Valley (032C) 3311614, Ranchita (033A) 3311625, Collins Valley (047B) 3311644, Bucksnort Mountain (048A) 3311645, Aguanga (049A) 3311647, Vail Lake (049B) 3311648, Pechanga (050A) 3311741, Temecula (050B) 3311742, Fallbrook (051A) 3311743, Morro Hill (051D) 3311733, Desert Center (061B) 3311564, Cottonwood Basin (063B) 3311568, Mortmar (063C) 3311558, Thermal Canyon (064A) 3311661, Indio (064B) 3311662, Valerie (064C) 3311652, La Quinta (065A) 3311663, Palm View Peak (066A) 3311665, Idyllwild (066B) 3311666, Anza (066C) 3311656, Butterfly Peak (066D) 3311655, Blackburn Canyon (067A) 3311667, Hemet (067B) 3311668, Sage (067C) 3311658, Winchester (068A) 3311761, Murrieta (068C) 3311752, Bachelor Mountain (068D) 3311751, Alberhill (069B) 3311764, Newport Beach (071B)* 3311768, East Of Victory Pass (078D) 3311573, East Deception Canyon (082A) 3311683, Cathedral City (082C) 3311674, Myoma (082D) 3311673, Desert Hot Springs (083A) 3311685, White Water (083B) 3311686, Palm Springs (083D) 3311675, Cabazon (084A) 3311687, Beaumont (084B) 3311688, San Jacinto (084C) 3311678, Lake Fulmor (084D) 3311677, Perris (085C) 3311772, Lakeview (085D) 3311771, Riverside East (086A) 3311783, Lake Mathews (086C) 3311774, Corona North (087A) 3311785, Black Star Canyon (087C) 3311776, Corona South (087D) 3311775, Anaheim (088C)* 3311778, Orange (088D)* 3311777, Vidal (096D) 3411415, Oxnard (114B) 3411922, Lovejoy Buttes (160D) 3411757, Barstow (182A) 3411781, Hinkley (182B) 3411782
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Counties, states, regions:
Imperial (IMP), Los Angeles (LAX), Orange (ORA)*, Riverside (RIV), San Bernardino (SBD), San Diego (SDG), Ventura (VEN), Arizona (AZ), Baja California (BA)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chaparral (Chprl)
•Coastal scrub (CoScr)
•Desert dunes (DeDns)/sandy
blooming period (Jan),Mar-Sep   Months in parentheses are uncommon.
elevation range75 - 1600 meters
Threatened by non-native plants, alteration of fire regimes, road maintenance, flood control activities, vehicles, and development. See Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 32(10):537 (1905) for original description, Flora of California 1:455 (1914) by W.L. Jepson for revised nomenclature, and Brittonia 27(4):340 (1995) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameAbronia villosa Wats. var. aurita (Abrams) Jeps.
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Additional information:
standard acronym  ABVIA Element Code  PDNYC010P1
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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 Mon, Dec. 6, 2021 from

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