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Status: record atriplex_depressa - Thu, Dec. 2, 2021, 10:18 ET b
Atriplex depressa
common namebrittlescale
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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
G2     G2: 6-20 occurrences OR 1,000-3,000 individuals OR 2,000-10,000 acres
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (33):
Sausalito School (287B) 3511982, Allensworth (288C) 3511974, Guijarral Hills (314B) 3612022, Traver (334B)* 3611944, Visalia (334D) 3611933, Laton (335B)* 3611946, Jamesan (359B) 3612062, Helm (359D) 3612051, Tranquillity (360A) 3612063, El Nido (401B)* 3712024, San Luis Ranch (403A) 3712027, Los Banos (403D) 3712017, Stevinson (423D) 3712037, Milpitas (427B) 3712148, Altamont (445B) 3712166, Livermore (446A) 3712167, Byron Hot Springs (463C) 3712176, Clifton Court Forebay (463D) 3712175, Antioch South (464A) 3712187, Denverton (481B) 3812128, Antioch North (481D) 3812117, Elmira (498C) 3812138, Dozier (498D) 3812137, Grays Bend (513B) 3812166, Davis (513C) 3812156, Colusa (546A) 3912221, Arbuckle (546D) 3912211, Manor Slough (547A) 3912223, Logandale (562B) 3912242, Moulton Weir (562D) 3912231, Sites (563D) 3912233, Stonyford (564A) 3912245, Willows (578C)* 3912252
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Alameda (ALA), Contra Costa (CCA), Colusa (COL), Fresno (FRE), Glenn (GLE), Kern (KRN), Merced (MER), Solano (SOL), Stanislaus (STA), Tulare (TUL), Yolo (YOL)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chenopod scrub (ChScr)
•Meadows and seeps (Medws)
•Playas (Plyas)
•Valley and foothill grassland (VFGrs)
•Vernal pools (VnPls)/alkaline, clay
blooming period Apr-Oct  
elevation range1 - 320 meters
Threatened by development, grazing, and trampling. Closely related to A. minuscula and A. parishii; a synonym of the latter in A California Flora (1959) by P. Munz. See Pittonia 2:304 (1892) for original description.
full nameAtriplex depressa Jeps.
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Additional information:
standard acronym  ATDE3 Element Code  PDCHE042L0
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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 Thu, Dec. 2, 2021 from

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