CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record carlquistia_muirii - Mon, Dec. 6, 2021, 22:30 ET b
Carlquistia muirii
common nameMuir's tarplant
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Rick York © 1986 CNPS  Follow image link for photo data.
life form rhizomatous herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.3
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.3: Not very 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
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (14):
Owens Peak (258B) 3511768, Cannell Peak (284D) 3511873, Tobias Peak (285D) 3511875, Moses Mountain (331C) 3611836, Ventana Cones (343C) 3612136, Lodgepole (353C) 3611856, Triple Divide Peak (353D) 3611855, Slide Bluffs (374B) 3611886, Cedar Grove (374C) 3611876, The Sphinx (374D) 3611875, Tehipite Dome (375A) 3611887, Rough Spur (375B) 3611888, Patterson Mountain (376A) 3611981, Mount Goddard (394C) 3711816
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Fresno (FRE), Kern (KRN), Monterey (MNT), Tulare (TUL)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chaparral (Chprl)(montane)
•Lower montane coniferous forest (LCFrs)
•Upper montane coniferous forest (UCFrs)/granitic
blooming period Jul-Aug(Oct),   Months in parentheses are uncommon.
elevation range755 - 2500 meters
Possibly threatened by recreational activities. A synonym of Raillardiopsis muirii in The Jepson Manual (1993). See Botany of California 1:618 (1876) for original description, and Novon 9:462-471 (1999) for revised nomenclature
full nameCarlquistia muirii (Gray) B.G. Baldwin
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Additional information:
standard acronym   Element Code  PDASTDU010
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 Mon, Dec. 6, 2021 from

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