CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record cymopterus_deserticola - Sat, Nov. 27, 2021 11:46 ET c
Cymopterus deserticola
common namedesert cymopterus
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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
G2     G2: 6-20 occurrences OR 1,000-3,000 individuals OR 2,000-10,000 acres
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (22):
Apple Valley South (132B)* 3411742, Apple Valley North (157C)* 3411752, Twelve Gauge Lake (183A) 3411783, Kramer Hills (183B) 3411784, Kramer Junction (184A) 3411785, Leuhman Ridge (184B) 3411786, Jackrabbit Hill (184C) 3411776, Red Buttes (184D) 3411775, Rogers Lake North (185A) 3411787, Edwards (185B) 3411788, Redman (185C) 3411778, Rogers Lake South (185D) 3411777, Rosamond Lake (186D) 3411871, Water Valley (207C) 3511712, Lockhart (208D) 3511713, California City South (210C) 3511718, North Edwards (210D) 3511717, Goldstone (231C) 3511638, Black Hills (233A) 3511743, Cuddeback Lake (233C) 3511734, Dove Spring (236A) 3511841, Red Bank (611C) 4012214
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Kern (KRN), Los Angeles (LAX), San Bernardino (SBD)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Joshua tree "woodland" (JTWld)
•Mojavean desert scrub (MDScr)/sandy
blooming period Mar-May  
elevation range630 - 1500 meters
Threatened by military activities, sheep grazing, vehicles, utility construction, and urbanization. See University of California Publications in Botany 6:168 (1915) for original description.
full nameCymopterus deserticola Bdg.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  CYDE Element Code  PDAPI0U090
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
Jepson Online Jepson Interchange  Jepson Manual and other resources
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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, Nov. 27, 2021 from

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