CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record buxbaumia_viridis - Sat, Dec. 4, 2021, 02:39 ET b
Buxbaumia viridis
common namebuxbaumia moss
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life formmoss
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.2
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G4G5      ranking system key
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (7):
American House (574A) 3912161, Strawberry Valley (574D) 3912151, Hayfork Bally (650B) 4012362, Board Camp Mountain (652B) 4012366, Davis Creek (708A) 4112063, Mount Bidwell (724B) 4112082, Polar Bear Mountain (738A) 4112385
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Del Norte (DNT), Humboldt (HUM), Modoc (MOD), Plumas (PLU), Trinity (TRI), Yuba (YUB), Colorado (CO), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT), Washington (WA), Wyoming (WY)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Lower montane coniferous forest (LCFrs)
•Subalpine coniferous forest (SCFrs)
•Upper montane coniferous forest (UCFrs)/Fallen, decorticated wood or humus
elevation range975 - 2200 meters
Threatened by trampling, logging, and hydrological alterations; potentially threatened by gold mining; and possibly threatened by recreational activities. Similar to B. aphylla.
full nameBuxbaumia viridis (DC.) Moug. & Nestl.
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Additional information:
standard acronym   Element Code  NBMUS1B040
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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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