CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record downingia_pusilla - Fri, Nov. 26, 2021 22:03 ET c
Downingia pusilla
common namedwarf downingia
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life formannual herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.2
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S2      ranking system key
global rank
GU      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (44):
Friant (378B) 3611986, Owens Reservoir (420C) 3712032, Yosemite Lake (421B) 3712044, Merced (421C) 3712034, La Grange (440B) 3712064, Snelling (440C) 3712054, Merced Falls (440D) 3712053, Cooperstown (441A) 3712065, Knights Ferry (459C) 3712076, Denverton (481B) 3812128, Antioch North (481D) 3812117, Cuttings Wharf (483A) 3812223, Sears Point (483B) 3812224, Clay (495C) 3812132, Goose Creek (495D) 3812131, Elk Grove (496A) 3812143, Florin (496B) 3812144, Galt (496D) 3812133, Liberty Island (497C) 3812136, Allendale (498B) 3812148, Elmira (498C) 3812138, Dozier (498D) 3812137, Capell Valley (499B) 3812242, Mount George (499C) 3812232, Yountville (500A) 3812243, Napa (500D) 3812233, Kenwood (501A) 3812245, Glen Ellen (501D) 3812235, Sebastopol (502A) 3812247, Folsom (511B) 3812162, Rio Linda (512B) 3812164, Healdsburg (518D) 3812257, Lincoln (528A) 3812183, Sheridan (528B) 3812184, Pleasant Grove (528C) 3812174, Roseville (528D) 3812173, Browns Valley (543B) 3912124, Richardson Springs NW (593B) 3912188, Corning (594B) 3912282, Henleyville (595A) 3912283, Black Butte Dam (595D) 3912273, Red Bluff East (610B) 4012222, Gerber (610C) 4012212, West Of Gerber (611D) 4012213
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Counties, states, regions:
Amador (AMA), Fresno (FRE), Merced (MER), Napa (NAP), Placer (PLA), Sacramento (SAC), San Joaquin (SJQ), Solano (SOL), Sonoma (SON), Stanislaus (STA), Tehama (TEH), Yuba (YUB), South America (SA)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Valley and foothill grassland (VFGrs)(mesic)
•Vernal pools (VnPls)
blooming period Mar-May  
elevation range1 - 445 meters
Threatened by urbanization, development, agriculture, grazing, non-native plants, vehicles, and industrial forestry.
full nameDowningia pusilla (D. Don) Torr.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  DOPU3 Element Code  PDCAM060C0
CNPS chapter link chapter content  Sacramento Valley page for this species
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 Fri, Nov. 26, 2021 from

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