CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record calyptridium_pygmaeum - Mon, Dec. 6, 2021, 00:13 ET b
Calyptridium pygmaeum
common namepygmy pussypaws
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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
S1S2   S1S2: Intermediate between S1 and S2
global rank
G1G2   G1G2: Intermediate between G1 and G2
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (11):
Big Bear Lake (105B) 3411628, Big Bear City (131D) 3411637, Sirretta Peak (284A) 3511883, Crag Peak (306C) 3611812, Casa Vieja Meadows (307A) 3611823, Cirque Peak (329B) 3611842, Mount Kaweah (352C) 3611854, Triple Divide Peak (353D) 3611855, Muir Grove (354A) 3611867, Ward Mountain (395B) 3711828, Mount Abbot (415A) 3711847
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Fresno (FRE), Inyo (INY), San Bernardino (SBD), Tulare (TUL)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Subalpine coniferous forest (SCFrs)
•Upper montane coniferous forest (UCFrs)/sandy or gravelly
blooming period Jun-Aug  
elevation range1980 - 3110 meters
Known from fewer than 10 occurrences. Possibly threatened by development, vehicles and recreational activities.
full nameCalyptridium pygmaeum Rydb.
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Additional information:
standard acronym  CAPY Element Code  PDPOR09070
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 Mon, Dec. 6, 2021 from

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