CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record delphinium_bakeri - Sat, Nov. 27, 2021 12:26 ET c
Delphinium bakeri
common nameBaker's larkspur
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.1
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.1: Seriously endangered in California
state rank
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G1     G1: Less than 6 occurrences OR less than 1,000 individuals OR less than 2,000 acres.
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingEndangered  04/07/06
federal listingEndangered  01/26/00
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (4):
Petaluma (484B)* 3812226, Point Reyes NE (485A) 3812227, Tomales (485B)* 3812228, Camp Meeker (502B)* 3812248
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Marin (MRN), Sonoma (SON)*
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Broadleafed upland forest (BUFrs)
•Coastal scrub (CoScr)
•Valley and foothill grassland (VFGrs)/decomposed shale, often mesic
blooming period Mar-May  
elevation range80 - 305 meters
Known from only one extant occurrence along Salmon Creek. Nearly extinct; as of July 2011, seven plants remain. Other historic occurrences extirpated by agricultural conversion, road maintenance, and grazing. Threatened by road maintenance, grazing, and horticultural collecting. See Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 69:144 (1942) for original description.
full nameDelphinium bakeri Ewan
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  DEBA Element Code  PDRAN0B050
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
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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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