CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record chloropyron_molle_ssp._molle - Sat, Dec. 4, 2021, 05:37 ET b
Chloropyron molle ssp. molle
common namesoft bird's-beak
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life formannual herb hemiparasitic
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.2
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G2T1      ranking system key
CA state listingRare  07/79
federal listingEndangered  11/20/97
where found
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Topographic quads (11):
Jersey Island (480C)* 3812116, Denverton (481B) 3812128, Honker Bay (481C) 3812118, Antioch North (481D) 3812117, Fairfield South (482A) 3812221, Benicia (482C) 3812212, Vine Hill (482D) 3812211, Cuttings Wharf (483A) 3812223, Sears Point (483B)* 3812224, Mare Island (483D) 3812213, Petaluma River (484A)* 3812225
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Contra Costa (CCA), Marin (MRN)*, Napa (NAP), Sacramento (SAC)*, Solano (SOL), Sonoma (SON)*
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Marshes and swamps (MshSw)(coastal salt)
blooming period Jun-Nov  
elevation range0 - 3 meters
Threatened by non-native plants, erosion, feral pigs, trampling, foot traffic, urbanization, and marsh drainage. See Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 7:327-402 (1867) for original description, and Madroņo 25(2):107 (1978) for rediscovery in NAP Co.
full nameChloropyron molle (A. Gray) A. Heller ssp. molle
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Additional information:
standard acronym   Element Code  PDSCR0J0D2
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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, Dec. 4, 2021 from

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