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Status: record atriplex_minuscula - Sat, Nov. 27, 2021 01:25 ET c
Atriplex minuscula
common namelesser saltscale
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life formannual herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.1
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.1: Seriously 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 (36):
Buttonwillow (241B) 3511944, Wasco SW (264C) 3511954, Lost Hills NE (265A) 3511965, Lost Hills NW (265B) 3511966, Delano East (287C)* 3511972, Cairns Corner (310B) 3611922, Waukena (312A) 3611925, Ivanhoe (333B) 3611942, Traver (334B) 3611944, Goshen (334C) 3611934, Visalia (334D) 3611933, Raisin (358C)* 3611958, Kerman (359A) 3612061, Jamesan (359B) 3612062, Helm (359D)* 3612051, Tranquillity (360A) 3612063, Bonita Ranch (380B) 3612082, Gravelly Ford (380C) 3612072, Firebaugh NE (381A) 3612083, Poso Farm (381B) 3612084, Mendota Dam (381D) 3612073, Berenda (400C) 3712012, Plainsburg (401A) 3712023, El Nido (401B) 3712024, Bliss Ranch (401C) 3712014, Chowchilla (401D) 3712013, Sandy Mush (402A) 3712025, Los Banos (403D) 3712017, Arena (422C) 3712036, Hatch (423B)* 3712048, Crows Landing (424A) 3712141, Milpitas (427B) 3712148, Ripon (443B)* 3712162, Altamont (445B) 3712166, Livermore (446A) 3712167, Pennington (561D) 3912137
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Alameda (ALA), Butte (BUT), Fresno (FRE), Kern (KRN), Madera (MAD), Merced (MER), Stanislaus (STA)*, Tulare (TUL)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chenopod scrub (ChScr)
•Playas (Plyas)
•Valley and foothill grassland (VFGrs)/alkaline, sandy
blooming period May-Oct  
elevation range15 - 200 meters
Historical occurrences extirpated by agriculture. Possibly threatened by solar energy development. Closely related to A. depressa and A. parishii; a synonym of the latter in A California Flora (1959) by P. Munz. See North American Flora 21:51 (1916) for original description.
full nameAtriplex minuscula Standl.
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Additional information:
standard acronym  ATMI3 Element Code  PDCHE042M0
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, Nov. 27, 2021 from

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