CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
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Status: record epilobium_oreganum - Thu, Dec. 2, 2021, 11:46 ET b
Epilobium oreganum
common nameOregon fireweed
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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 (46):
Pyramid Peak (523C) 3812072, Echo Lake (523D) 3812071, Homewood (538C) 3912012, Hobart Mills (554B) 3912042, Plaskett Meadows (581A) 3912267, Mendocino Pass (597C) 3912278, Leech Lake Mountain (598A) 3912381, Dubakella Mountain 15' NE (632A) 4012341, Dubakella Mountain 15' SW (632C) 4012332, Dubakella Mountain 15' SE (632D) 4012331, Forest Glen (633D) 4012333, Black Lassic (634D) 4012335, Hyampom Mountain (651B) 4012364, Sims Mountain (652A) 4012365, Board Camp Mountain (652B) 4012366, Mad River Buttes (653A) 4012367, Iaqua Buttes (653B) 4012368, Trinity Center (666B) 4012286, Covington Mill (667A) 4012287, Siligo Peak (667B) 4012288, Rush Creek Lakes (667C) 4012278, Trinity Dam (667D) 4012277, Denny (669B) 4012384, Ironside Mountain (669C) 4012374, Willow Creek (670B) 4012386, Grouse Mountain (670C) 4012376, Maple Creek (671D) 4012377, Dunsmuir (682A) 4112223, Chicken Hawk Hill (682C) 4112214, Whisky Bill Peak (683D) 4112215, Caribou Lake (684C) 4112218, Ycatapom Peak (684D) 4112217, Youngs Peak (686A) 4112323, Salmon Mountain (686B) 4112324, Trinity Mountain (686C) 4112314, Mount Eddy (699C) 4112234, City Of Mount Shasta (699D)* 4112233, Orleans Mountain (703C) 4112334, Marble Mountain (719C) 4112352, Ukonom Mountain (720C) 4112354, Ukonom Lake (720D) 4112353, Chimney Rock (721C) 4112356, Dillon Mountain (721D) 4112355, Buckhorn Bally (735A) 4112287, Polar Bear Mountain (738A) 4112385, Shelly Creek Ridge (739A) 4112387
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Del Norte (DNT), El Dorado (ELD), Glenn (GLE), Humboldt (HUM), Mendocino (MEN), Nevada (NEV), Placer (PLA), Shasta (SHA), Siskiyou (SIS), Tehama (TEH), Trinity (TRI), Oregon (OR)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Bogs and fens (BgFns)
•Lower montane coniferous forest (LCFrs)
•Meadows and seeps (Medws)
•Upper montane coniferous forest (UCFrs)/mesic
blooming period Jun-Sep  
elevation range500 - 2240 meters
Unable to confirm many historical occurrences on Shasta-Trinity NF; is it more common elsewhere? Threatened by logging and grazing. Known from fewer than 1000 plants at about twenty localities in OR, where candidate for state listing. See Pittonia 1:225 (1888) for original description.
full nameEpilobium oreganum Greene
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Additional information:
standard acronym  EPOR Element Code  PDONA060P0
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 Thu, Dec. 2, 2021 from

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