CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record downingia_concolor_var._brevior - Sat, Dec. 4, 2021, 17:17 ET b
Downingia concolor var. brevior
common nameCuyamaca Lake downingia
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life formannual 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
G4T1      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingEndangered  02/82
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (3):
Cuyamaca Peak (020A) 3211685, Warners Ranch (033B) 3311626, Julian (033D) 3311615
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Counties, states, regions:
San Diego (SDG)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Meadows and seeps (Medws)(vernally mesic)
•Vernal pools (VnPls)
blooming period May-Jul  
elevation range1380 - 1500 meters
Known from fewer than 5 occurrences in the Cuyamaca Lake area. Threatened by development, altered hydrology, grazing, and recreation. Habitat restoration and seed introduction occurred in 1994; conservation activities occurring as of 1997. See Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 19(4):1-57 (1941) for original description.
full nameDowningia concolor Greene var. brevior McVaugh
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Additional information:
standard acronym  DOCOB Element Code  PDCAM06041
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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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