CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record chorizanthe_parryi_var._fernandina - Wed, Dec. 8, 2021, 04:42 ET b
Chorizanthe parryi var. fernandina
common nameSan Fernando Valley spineflower
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life formannual 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 listingEndangered  08/01
federal listingFC  
where found
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Topographic quads (14):
Black Star Canyon (087C) 3311776, Orange (088D)* 3311777, Venice (090B)* 3311884, Mount Wilson (110A)* 3411821, Burbank (111A)* 3411823, Van Nuys (111B)* 3411824, Calabasas (112B) 3411826, Acton (136B) 3411842, San Fernando (137C)* 3411834, Sunland (137D)* 3411833, Newhall (138A) 3411845, Val Verde (138B) 3411846, Oat Mountain (138D)* 3411835, Lake Hughes (162B)* 3411864
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Los Angeles (LAX), Orange (ORA)*, Ventura (VEN)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Coastal scrub (CoScr)(sandy)
•Valley and foothill grassland (VFGrs)
blooming period Apr-Jul  
elevation range150 - 1220 meters
Rediscovered in 1999. Most historical habitat is now heavily urbanized. Seriously threatened by development and non-native plants. See Botany of California 2:481 (1880) for original description, Phytologia 66(2):147-149 (1989) for taxonomic treatment, and Madrono 48(2):78 (2001) for rediscovery.
full nameChorizanthe parryi Wats. var. fernandina (Wats.) Jeps.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  CHPAF Element Code  PDPGN040J1
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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 Wed, Dec. 8, 2021 from

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