CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record ayenia_compacta - Fri, Nov. 26, 2021 21:34 ET c
Ayenia compacta
common nameCalifornia ayenia
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life formperennial 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
G4     G4: apparently secure, but some concern
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (27):
Jacumba (007B) 3211662, Sweeney Pass (018C) 3211672, Agua Caliente Springs (019A) 3211683, Monument Peak (019B) 3211684, Sombrero Peak (019D) 3211673, Descanso (020D) 3211675, Borrego Sink (032A) 3311623, Tubb Canyon (032B) 3311624, Earthquake Valley (032C) 3311614, Whale Peak (032D) 3311613, Ranchita (033A) 3311625, Oasis (046A) 3311641, Borrego Palm Canyon (047C) 3311634, Clark Lake (047D) 3311633, Desert Center (061B) 3311564, Red Cloud Canyon (061C) 3311554, Hayfield (062B) 3311566, Valerie (064C) 3311652, Rancho Mirage (065B) 3311664, Toro Peak (065C) 3311654, Martinez Mountain (065D) 3311653, Palm View Peak (066A) 3311665, Wildomar (069D) 3311753, Buzzard Spring (079D) 3311575, Palm Springs (083D) 3311675, Queen Mountain (102D) 3411611, Fountain Peak (176A) 3411585
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Riverside (RIV), San Bernardino (SBD), San Diego (SDG), Arizona (AZ), Baja California (BA), Sonora - Mexico (SO)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Mojavean desert scrub (MDScr)
•Sonoran desert scrub (SDScr)/rocky
blooming period Mar-Apr  
elevation range150 - 1095 meters
full nameAyenia compacta Rose
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  AYCO Element Code  PDSTE01020
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 Fri, Nov. 26, 2021 from

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