CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record androstephium_breviflorum - Wed, Dec. 1, 2021, 00:43 ET b
Androstephium breviflorum
common namesmall-flowered androstephium
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life form bulbiferous 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
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G4     G4: apparently secure, but some concern
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (23):
Arica Mountains (097C) 3411418, Rice (097D) 3411417, Cadiz Valley SE (099D) 3411513, Gene Wash (120C) 3411432, Amboy Crater (152D) 3411557, Sunshine Peak (154B) 3411664, Hector (179C) 3411674, Sleeping Beauty (179D) 3411673, Troy Lake (180D) 3411675, Dunn (204C) 3511614, Cave Mountain (204D) 3511613, North Of Baker (228A) 3511641, Silurian Valley (228B) 3511642, West Of Baker (228C) 3511632, Baker (228D) 3511631, Red Pass Lake NE (229A) 3511643, Red Pass Lake (229D) 3511633, Ivanpah Lake (248C) 3511554, Valjean Hills (251A) 3511661, Stump Spring NV (274A) 3511587, Calvada Springs (274B) 3511588, Tecopa Pass (275D) 3511671, Mound Spring (297C) 3611518
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Inyo (INY)?, Riverside (RIV), San Bernardino (SBD), Arizona (AZ), Colorado (CO), New Mexico (NM), Nevada (NV), Utah (UT), Wyoming (WY)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Desert dunes (DeDns)
•Mojavean desert scrub (MDScr)(bajadas)
blooming period Mar-Apr  
elevation range220 - 800 meters
Threatened by solar energy development. See Madroņo 31(3):192 (1984) for distributional information.
full nameAndrostephium breviflorum Wats.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  ANBR4 Element Code  PMLIL06010
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. 1, 2021 from

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