CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record chaetadelpha_wheeleri - Sat, Nov. 27, 2021 13:27 ET c
Chaetadelpha wheeleri
common nameWheeler's dune-broom
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life form rhizomatous herb
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
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G4     G4: apparently secure, but some concern
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (14):
Stump Spring NV (274A) 3511587, Calvada Springs (274B) 3511588, Mound Spring (297C) 3611518, Last Chance Range SW (390C) 3711716, Last Chance Range SE (390D) 3711715, East Of Joshua Flats (391A) 3711727, Joshua Flats (391B) 3711728, Westgard Pass (412C) 3711832, Deep Springs Lake (412D) 3711831, White Mountain Peak (432A) 3711863, Chidago Canyon (432C) 3711854, Truman Meadows (450C) 3711884, Negit Island (470D) 3811911, Spencer Creek (620D) 4012031
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Inyo (INY), Lassen (LAS), Mono (MNO), Nevada (NV), Oregon (OR)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Desert dunes (DeDns)
•Great Basin scrub (GBScr)
•Mojavean desert scrub (MDScr)/sandy
blooming period Apr-Sep  
elevation range795 - 1900 meters
Threatened by vehicles and solar energy development. Possibly threatened by non-native plants. See Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 9:218 (1874) for original description, and Madroņo 21(7):459-462 (1972) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameChaetadelpha wheeleri Gray
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  CHWH Element Code  PDAST21010
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 Sat, Nov. 27, 2021 from

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