CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record brodiaea_insignis - Fri, Nov. 26, 2021 21:06 ET c
Brodiaea insignis
common nameKaweah brodiaea
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life form bulbiferous 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
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G1     G1: Less than 6 occurrences OR less than 1,000 individuals OR less than 2,000 acres.
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingEndangered  11/79
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (10):
Camp Nelson (308A) 3611825, Camp Wishon (308B) 3611826, Solo Peak (308C) 3611816, Springville (309A) 3611827, Globe (309D) 3611817, Case Mountain (332A) 3611847, Kaweah (332B) 3611848, Chickencoop Canyon (332C) 3611838, Dennison Peak (332D) 3611837, Woodlake (333A) 3611941
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Tulare (TUL)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Cismontane woodland (CmWld)
•Meadows and seeps (Medws)
•Valley and foothill grassland (VFGrs)/granitic or clay
blooming period Apr-Jun  
elevation range150 - 1400 meters
Known only from the Tule and Kaweah River drainages. Threatened by residential development, road maintenance, vehicles, grazing, and non-native plants. See Flora of California 1(6):288 (1922) by W.L. Jepson for original description, and University of California Publications in Botany 60:52 (1971) for revised nomenclature.
full nameBrodiaea insignis (Jeps.) Niehaus
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  BRIN5 Element Code  PMLIL0C060
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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