CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record chloropyron_molle_ssp._hispidum - Sat, Nov. 27, 2021 11:53 ET c
Chloropyron molle ssp. hispidum
common namehispid bird's-beak
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life formannual herb hemiparasitic
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
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (14):
Coal Oil Canyon (215D) 3511911, Lamont (239C) 3511838, Gosford (240D) 3511931, Dos Palos (382B) 3612086, Delta Ranch (402C) 3712016, San Luis Ranch (403A) 3712027, Ingomar (403B) 3712028, Volta (403C) 3712018, Los Banos (403D) 3712017, Gustine (423C) 3712038, Altamont (445B) 3712166, Denverton (481B) 3812128, Elmira (498C) 3812138, Roseville (528D) 3812173
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Alameda (ALA), Fresno (FRE), Kern (KRN), Merced (MER), Placer (PLA), Solano (SOL)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Meadows and seeps (Medws)
•Playas (Plyas)
•Valley and foothill grassland (VFGrs)/alkaline
blooming period Jun-Sep  
elevation range1 - 155 meters
Apparently extirpated from much of the lower San Joaquin Valley. Threatened by agricultural conversion, development, and grazing. See Brittonia 25:135-158 (1973) for revised nomenclature.
full nameChloropyron molle (A. Gray) A. Heller ssp. hispidum (Pennell) Tank & J.M. Egger
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Additional information:
standard acronym   Element Code  PDSCR0J0D1
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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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