CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record chlorogalum_purpureum_var._reductum - Sun, Dec. 5, 2021, 12:05 ET b
Chlorogalum purpureum var. reductum
common nameCamatta Canyon amole
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life form bulbiferous herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.1
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.1: Seriously endangered in California
state rank
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G2T1      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingRare  11/78
federal listingThreatened  03/20/00
where found
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Topographic quads (2):
Camatta Ranch (245A) 3512043, Pozo Summit (245D) 3512033
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
San Luis Obispo (SLO)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Cismontane woodland (CmWld)
•Valley and foothill grassland (VFGrs)
blooming period Apr-May  
elevation range305 - 630 meters
Known from only two occurrences in the La Panza Range. Threatened by grazing, habitat fragmentation, habitat conversion, non-native plants, road maintenance, and vehicles. A portion of one occurrence has been fenced by CNPS and USFS, but vehicle trespass still occurs. See Leaflets of Western Botany 10:123 (1964) for original description.
full nameChlorogalum purpureum Bdg. var. reductum Hoov.
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Additional information:
standard acronym  CHPUR Element Code  PMLIL0G052
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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, Dec. 5, 2021 from

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