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Status: record aphanisma_blitoides - Tue, Nov. 30, 2021 17:07 ET c
Aphanisma blitoides
common nameaphanisma
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Angelika Brinkman-Busi © 1991 CNPS  Follow image link for photo data.
life formannual herb
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
global rank
G3G4   G3G4: Intermediate between G3 and G4
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (26):
National City (011A) 3211761, Point Loma (011B) 3211762, Imperial Beach (011D) 3211751, Del Mar (022B) 3211782, La Jolla (022C)? 3211772, Dana Point (052B) 3311746, San Onofre Bluff (052D)?* 3311735, Newport Beach (071B) 3311768, Laguna Beach (071D) 3311757, San Pedro (073A) 3311863, Redondo Beach (090C)* 3311874, Ventura (141D) 3411933, Point Sal (196B) 3412086, Casmalia (196D) 3412075, Anacapa Island (ANAC), Santa Barbara Island (SBRA), San Clemente Island Central (SCMC), San Clemente Island North (SCMN), San Clemente Island South (SCMS), Santa Catalina Island East (SCTE), Santa Catalina Island North (SCTN), Santa Catalina Island South (SCTS), Santa Catalina Island West (SCTW), Santa Cruz Island A (SCZA), San Nicolas Island (SNIC), Santa Rosa Island South (SROS)
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Anacapa Isl. (ANA), Los Angeles (LAX), Orange (ORA), Santa Barbara (SBA), Santa Barbara Isl. (SBR), San Clemente Isl. (SCM), Santa Catalina Isl. (SCT), Santa Cruz Isl. (SCZ), San Diego (SDG), San Nicolas Isl. (SNI), Santa Rosa Isl. (SRO), Ventura (VEN), Baja California (BA), Isla Guadalupe - Baja (GU)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Coastal bluff scrub (CBScr)
•Coastal dunes (CoDns)
•Coastal scrub (CoScr)/sandy or gravelly
blooming period Feb-Jun  
elevation range1 - 305 meters
In steep decline on mainland, and also declining on islands. May occur on ANA Island. Threatened by urbanization, recreational development, foot traffic, and non-native plants. Threatened by feral herbivores on SCT, SCZ, and SRO Islands.
full nameAphanisma blitoides Moq.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  APBL Element Code  PDCHE02010
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
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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 Tue, Nov. 30, 2021 from

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