CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record clarkia_xantiana_ssp._parviflora - Sun, Nov. 28, 2021 07:20 ET c
Clarkia xantiana ssp. parviflora
common nameKern Canyon clarkia
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life formannual herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 4.2
LIST 4: Limited distribution (Watch List).
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S3S4   S3S4: Intermediate between S3 and S4
global rank
G4T3T4      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Counties, states, regions:
Inyo (INY), Kern (KRN), Los Angeles (LAX), Tulare (TUL)
  • Pending additional quad-level data, only county data are being provided for List 4 plants.
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)
•Great Basin scrub (GBScr)
•Valley and foothill grassland (VFGrs)/often sandy, sometimes rocky, slopes, sometimes roadsides
blooming period May-Jun  
elevation range700 - 3620 meters
Possibly threatened by wind energy development and road widening. See Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 30:492 (1903) for original description, and Madroņo 39(3):163-169 (1992) for revised nomenclature.
full nameClarkia xantiana Gray ssp. parviflora (Eastw.) Lewis & Raven
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  CLXAP Element Code  PDONA05181
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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 Sun, Nov. 28, 2021 from

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