CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record cordylanthus_tenuis_ssp._pallescens - Thu, Dec. 2, 2021, 07:13 ET b
Cordylanthus tenuis ssp. pallescens
common namepallid bird's-beak
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life formannual herb hemiparasitic
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
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G4G5T1      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (8):
Dunsmuir (682A) 4112223, Seven Lakes Basin (682B) 4112224, Mount Shasta (698B) 4112242, Hotlum (699A) 4112243, Weed (699B) 4112244, Mount Eddy (699C) 4112234, City Of Mount Shasta (699D) 4112233, China Mountain (700A) 4112245
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Shasta (SHA), Siskiyou (SIS)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Lower montane coniferous forest (LCFrs)(gravelly, volcanic alluvium)
blooming period Jul-Sep  
elevation range695 - 1645 meters
Threatened by development and road maintenance. Intergrades with ssp. tenuis and ssp. viscidus; core populations of ssp. pallescens should be prioritized for conservation. See Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 99(7):197-198 (1947) for original description, Systematic Botany Monographs 10:50-62 (1986) for taxonomic treatment, and Madroņo 61(1):64-76 (2014) for taxonomic treatment and disussion of management.
full nameCordylanthus tenuis Gray ssp. pallescens (Penn.) Chuang & Heckard
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Additional information:
standard acronym  COTEP2 Element Code  PDSCR0J0S3
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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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