CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record cirsium_fontinale_var._campylon - Wed, Dec. 1, 2021, 08:33 ET b
Cirsium fontinale var. campylon
common nameMt. Hamilton fountain thistle
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Brother Alfred Brousseau © 1995 Saint Mary's College of California  Follow image link for photo data.
life formperennial 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
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G2T2      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (11):
Mount Sizer (406A)* 3712125, Morgan Hill (406B) 3712126, Mount Madonna (406C) 3712116, Santa Teresa Hills (407A) 3712127, Los Gatos (407B) 3712128, Mount Boardman (425B) 3712144, Eylar Mountain (426A) 3712145, Lick Observatory (426C) 3712136, Isabel Valley (426D) 3712135, San Jose East (427D) 3712137, Cedar Mountain (445D) 3712155
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Alameda (ALA), Santa Clara (SCL), Stanislaus (STA)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chaparral (Chprl)
•Cismontane woodland (CmWld)
•Valley and foothill grassland (VFGrs)/serpentinite seeps
blooming period (Feb),Apr-Oct   Months in parentheses are uncommon.
elevation range100 - 890 meters
Threatened by urbanization, trampling, non-native plants, and grazing. Possibly threatened by recreational activities, and erosion. See Phytologia 73(4):312-317 (1992) for revised nomenclature.
full nameCirsium fontinale Greene var. campylon (H.K. Sharsm.) Keil & C. Turner
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  CIFOC Element Code  PDAST2E163
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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. 1, 2021 from

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