CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record chloropyron_palmatum - Thu, Dec. 2, 2021, 10:36 ET b
Chloropyron palmatum
common namepalmate-bracted 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
G1     G1: Less than 6 occurrences OR less than 1,000 individuals OR less than 2,000 acres.
CA state listingEndangered  05/84
federal listingEndangered  07/01/86
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (14):
Kerman (359A)* 3612061, Tranquillity (360A) 3612063, Firebaugh NE (381A)* 3612083, Poso Farm (381B) 3612084, Altamont (445B) 3712166, Livermore (446A) 3712167, Stockton West (462A)* 3712183, Grays Bend (513B) 3812166, Grimes (545C)* 3912118, Colusa (546A) 3912221, Arbuckle (546D) 3912211, Logandale (562B) 3912242, Maxwell (562C) 3912232, Moulton Weir (562D) 3912231
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Alameda (ALA), Colusa (COL), Fresno (FRE), Glenn (GLE), Madera (MAD), San Joaquin (SJQ)*, Yolo (YOL)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chenopod scrub (ChScr)
•Valley and foothill grassland (VFGrs)/alkaline
blooming period May-Oct  
elevation range5 - 155 meters
Plants in GLE Co. are introduced (562B). Threatened by agriculture, urbanization, vehicles, altered hydrology, grazing, and development. Conservation research ongoing. See Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 45:399-423 (1918) for original description, Fremontia 17(1):20-23 (1989) for information on Springtown Alkali Sink occurrence (ALA Co.), and Environmental Management 17:115-127 (1993) for population biology.
full nameChloropyron palmatum (Ferris) Tank & J.M Egger
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym   Element Code  PDSCR0J0J0
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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 Thu, Dec. 2, 2021 from

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