CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record asplenium_septentrionale - Wed, Dec. 1, 2021, 13:54 ET b
Asplenium septentrionale
common namenorthern spleenwort
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life form rhizomatous herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.3
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
state rank
S3      ranking system key
global rank
G4G5      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (5):
Mineral King (331A) 3611845, Lassen Peak (626A) 4012145, West Prospect Peak (643C) 4012154, Thousand Lakes Valley (644A) 4012165, Manzanita Lake (644D) 4012155
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Shasta (SHA), Tehama (TEH), Tulare (TUL), Arizona (AZ), Baja California (BA), Colorado (CO), Idaho (ID), New Mexico (NM), Oklahoma (OK), Oregon (OR), South Dakota (SD), Texas (TX), Utah (UT), West Virginia (WV), Wyoming (WY)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chaparral (Chprl)
•Lower montane coniferous forest (LCFrs)
•Subalpine coniferous forest (SCFrs)
•Upper montane coniferous forest (UCFrs)/rocky, granitic
blooming period Jul-Aug  
elevation range1615 - 3350 meters
Known in CA from fewer than ten occurrences. On review list in ID, and endangered in OR. See Madroņo 25(4):232 (1978) for distributional information.
full nameAsplenium septentrionale (L.) Hoffm.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  ASSE Element Code  PPASP021F0
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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