CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record cuscuta_californica_var._apiculata - Sat, Dec. 4, 2021, 21:02 ET b
Cuscuta californica var. apiculata
common namepointed dodder
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life formannual vine parasitic
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 3
LIST 3: We need more information about this plant (Review List).
state rank
S3?     S3: 21-80 occurrences or 3,000-10,000 individuals OR 10,000-50,000 acres
global rank
G5T2T4      ranking system key
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (15):
Cathedral City (082C) 3311674, Cross Roads (094B) 3411422, Parker (095A) 3411423, Gene Wash (120C) 3411432, Sheep Camp Spring (124B)? 3411542, Milligan (124C)? 3411532, Old Woman Statue (149C)? 3411552, Amboy (151C) 3411556, Cadiz (151D) 3411555, Needles NW (172B)? 3411486, Mount Manchester (197C)? 3511416, Marl Mountains (201B)? 3511526, Indian Spring (202A)? 3511527, Cow Cove (226C)? 3511536, Granite Spring (227D)? 3511537
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Riverside (RIV), San Bernardino (SBD), Baja California (BA), Nevada (NV)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Mojavean desert scrub (MDScr)
•Sonoran desert scrub (SDScr)/sandy
blooming period Feb-Aug  
elevation range0 - 500 meters
Move to List 2? Location and rarity information needed. See Trans. Acad. St. Louis 1: 499 (1859) for original description and SIDA 22(1): 177-195 (2006) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameCuscuta californica Hook & Arn. var. apiculata Engelm.
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Additional information:
standard acronym  CUCAA Element Code  PDCUS01071
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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 Sat, Dec. 4, 2021 from

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