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Status: record amorpha_californica_var._napensis - Wed, Dec. 8, 2021, 23:09 ET b
Amorpha californica var. napensis
common nameNapa false indigo
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life form deciduous shrub
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.2
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S2      ranking system key
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G4T2      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (26):
Chews Ridge (343D) 3612135, San Rafael (467A) 3712285, Bolinas (467B) 3712286, Petaluma River (484A) 3812225, Petaluma (484B) 3812226, San Geronimo (484C) 3812216, Rutherford (500B) 3812244, Sonoma (500C) 3812234, Napa (500D) 3812233, Kenwood (501A) 3812245, Santa Rosa (501B) 3812246, Glen Ellen (501D) 3812235, Camp Meeker (502B) 3812248, Duncans Mills (503A) 3812341, Bodega Head (503D) 3812331, Aetna Springs (516B) 3812264, St. Helena (516C) 3812254, Chiles Valley (516D) 3812253, Detert Reservoir (517A) 3812265, Mount St. Helena (517B) 3812266, Mark West Springs (517C) 3812256, Calistoga (517D) 3812255, Guerneville (518C) 3812258, Healdsburg (518D) 3812257, Fort Ross (519C) 3812352, Cazadero (519D) 3812351
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Counties, states, regions:
Lake (LAK), Monterey (MNT), Marin (MRN), Napa (NAP), Sonoma (SON)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Broadleafed upland forest (BUFrs)(openings)
•Chaparral (Chprl)
•Cismontane woodland (CmWld)
blooming period Apr-Jul  
elevation range120 - 2000 meters
Threatened by development and habitat alteration. Potentially threatened by road maintenance. See Manual of the Flowering Plants of California, p. 556 (1925) by W.L. Jepson for original description, and Rhodora 77:348-350 (1975) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameAmorpha californica Nutt. var. napensis Jeps.
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Additional information:
standard acronym  AMCAN Element Code  PDFAB08012
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
Jepson Online Jepson Interchange  Jepson Manual and other resources
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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. 8, 2021 from

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