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Status: record chaenactis_douglasii_var._alpina - Sun, Nov. 28, 2021 18:20 ET c
Chaenactis douglasii var. alpina
common namealpine dusty maidens
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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
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G5T5      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (10):
Sirretta Peak (284A) 3511883, Telescope Peak (302A) 3611721, Sonora Pass (489C) 3811936, Carson Pass (506B) 3811968, Ebbetts Pass (506D) 3811957, Caples Lake (507A) 3812061, Freel Peak (522C) 3811978, Rockbound Valley (523B) 3812082, Mount Shasta (698B) 4112242, Mccloud (698C) 4112232
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Counties, states, regions:
Alpine (ALP), El Dorado (ELD), Inyo (INY), Mono (MNO), Siskiyou (SIS), Tulare (TUL), Tuolumne (TUO), Colorado (CO), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT), Nevada (NV), Oregon (OR), Utah (UT), Wyoming (WY)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Alpine boulder and rock field (AlpBR)(granitic)
blooming period Jul-Sep  
elevation range2865 - 3400 meters
Intergrades downslope with var. douglasii. CA plants are atypical; plants more uniform outside CA. Possibly threatened by foot traffic. See Synoptical Flora of North America 1(2):341 (1884) for original description, and Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences II 5:699 (1895) for additional information.
full nameChaenactis douglasii (Hook.) H. & A. var. alpina Gray
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Additional information:
standard acronym  CHDOA2 Element Code  PDAST20065
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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 Sun, Nov. 28, 2021 from

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