CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record chorizanthe_xanti_var._leucotheca - Wed, Dec. 8, 2021, 21:01 ET b
Chorizanthe xanti var. leucotheca
common namewhite-bracted spineflower
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life formannual herb
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
S3      ranking system key
global rank
G4T3      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (22):
Bucksnort Mountain (048A) 3311645, Toro Peak (065C) 3311654, Palm View Peak (066A) 3311665, Idyllwild (066B) 3311666, Anza (066C) 3311656, Blackburn Canyon (067A) 3311667, Cahuilla Mountain (067D) 3311657, Desert Hot Springs (083A) 3311685, White Water (083B) 3311686, San Jacinto Peak (083C) 3311676, Palm Springs (083D) 3311675, Cabazon (084A) 3311687, Corona South (087D) 3311775, Onyx Peak (104B) 3411626, Catclaw Flat (104C) 3411616, Morongo Valley (104D) 3411615, Yucaipa (106D) 3411711, Devore (107B) 3411724, Old Woman Springs (130B) 3411646, Cajon (133C)? 3411734, Telegraph Peak (134D) 3411735, Sleepy Valley (162D) 3411853
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Los Angeles (LAX), Riverside (RIV), San Bernardino (SBD), San Diego (SDG)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Coastal scrub (CoScr)(alluvial fans)
•Mojavean desert scrub (MDScr)
•Pinyon and juniper woodland (PJWld)/sandy or gravelly
blooming period Apr-Jun  
elevation range300 - 1200 meters
Threatened by development, flood control projects, mining, and vehicles. See Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 21:60 (1934) for original description, and Phytologia 66(2):160-163 (1989) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameChorizanthe xanti Wats. var. leucotheca Goodm.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  CHXAL Element Code  PDPGN040Z1
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
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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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