CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record almutaster_pauciflorus - Wed, Dec. 1, 2021, 20:09 ET b
Almutaster pauciflorus
common namealkali marsh aster
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.2
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S1S2   S1S2: Intermediate between S1 and S2
global rank
G4     G4: apparently secure, but some concern
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (10):
Temecula (050B) 3311742, Palm View Peak (066A) 3311665, Cathedral City (082C) 3311674, Soda Lake North (203A) 3511621, Old Ibex Pass (252B) 3511664, Lake Isabella North (260B) 3511864, Lake Isabella South (260C) 3511854, Resting Spring (275B) 3511682, Tecopa (275C) 3511672, Shoshone (276A) 3511683
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Inyo (INY), Kern (KRN), Riverside (RIV), San Bernardino (SBD), Arizona (AZ), Colorado (CO), Montana (MT), North Dakota (ND), New Mexico (NM), Nevada (NV), South Dakota (SD), Utah (UT), Wyoming (WY)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Meadows and seeps (Medws)/alkaline
blooming period Jun-Oct  
elevation range240 - 800 meters
Potentially threatened by development, habitat alteration, and habitat loss. Possibly threatened by hydrological alterations. See The Genera of North American Plants 2:154 (1818) for original description, and Taxon 31(2):356 (1982) for revised nomenclature.
full nameAlmutaster pauciflorus (Nutt.) Á. Löve & D. Löve
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Additional information:
standard acronym   Element Code  PDASTEL010
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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 Wed, Dec. 1, 2021 from

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