CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record atriplex_coulteri - Sat, Dec. 4, 2021, 19:58 ET b
Atriplex coulteri
common nameCoulter's saltbush
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life formperennial 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
S1S2   S1S2: Intermediate between S1 and S2
global rank
G3     G3: 21-80 occurrences or 3,000-10,000 individuals OR 10,000-50,000 acres
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (56):
Otay Mesa (010C) 3211658, National City (011A) 3211761, Point Loma (011B) 3211762, Imperial Beach (011D) 3211751, Poway (022A) 3211781, La Jolla (022C) 3211772, Mesa Grande (034A) 3311627, San Pasqual (034C) 3311618, Rancho Santa Fe (035C) 3311712, San Luis Rey (036A) 3311723, Oceanside (036B) 3311724, Encinitas (036D) 3311713, Palomar Observatory (049D) 3311637, Las Pulgas Canyon (051C) 3311734, San Clemente (052A) 3311745, Dana Point (052B) 3311746, San Onofre Bluff (052D) 3311735, San Juan Capistrano (070C) 3311756, Canada Gobernadora (070D) 3311755, Tustin (071A) 3311767, Newport Beach (071B) 3311768, Laguna Beach (071D) 3311757, Prado Dam (087B) 3311786, Long Beach (089C) 3311872, Inglewood (090A) 3311883, Redondo Beach (090C) 3311874, Beverly Hills (111C) 3411814, Malibu Beach (112C) 3411816, Point Dume (113D) 3411817, Ventura (141D) 3411933, Carpinteria (142A) 3411945, Santa Barbara (142B) 3411946, Goleta (143A) 3411947, Point Conception (145B) 3412044, Lompoc Hills (170C) 3412054, Tranquillon Mountain (171D) 3412055, Port San Luis (222A) 3512027, Anacapa Island (ANAC), 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), Santa Cruz Island B (SCZB), Santa Cruz Island C (SCZC), Santa Cruz Island D (SCZD), San Miguel Island East (SMIE), San Miguel Island West (SMIW), San Nicolas Island (SNIC), Santa Rosa Island East (SROE), Santa Rosa Island North (SRON), Santa Rosa Island South (SROS), Santa Rosa Island West (SROW)
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Anacapa Isl. (ANA), Los Angeles (LAX), Orange (ORA), Santa Barbara (SBA), San Bernardino (SBD), San Clemente Isl. (SCM), Santa Catalina Isl. (SCT), Santa Cruz Isl. (SCZ), San Diego (SDG), San Luis Obispo (SLO), San Miguel Isl. (SMI), Santa Rosa Isl. (SRO), Ventura (VEN), Baja California (BA)
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)
•Valley and foothill grassland (VFGrs)/alkaline or clay
blooming period Mar-Oct  
elevation range3 - 460 meters
Few recent sightings. Reports from Riverside Co. are likely misidentified. Threatened by development, and probably by feral herbivores.
full nameAtriplex coulteri (Moq.) D. Dietr.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  ATCO5 Element Code  PDCHE040E0
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 Sat, Dec. 4, 2021 from

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