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Status: record eremalche_parryi_ssp._kernensis - Thu, Dec. 2, 2021, 02:24 ET b
Eremalche parryi ssp. kernensis
common nameKern mallow
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life formannual herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.2
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
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global rank
G3G4T2   G3G4: Intermediate between G3 and G4
CA state listingNone  
federal listingEndangered  07/19/90
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Topographic quads (47):
Eagle Rest Peak (190B) 3411982, Santiago Creek (191A) 3411983, Ballinger Canyon (191B) 3411984, Cuyama Peak (191C) 3411974, Cuyama (192A) 3411985, Tejon Ranch (213C) 3511816, Arvin (214A) 3511827, Tejon Hills (214D) 3511817, Conner (215A) 3511921, Coal Oil Canyon (215D) 3511911, Mouth Of Kern (216A) 3511923, Taft (216B) 3511924, Maricopa (216C) 3511914, Pentland (216D) 3511913, Fellows (217A) 3511925, Panorama Hills (217B) 3511926, Wells Ranch (217C) 3511916, Elkhorn Hills (217D) 3511915, Painted Rock (218A) 3511927, Chimineas Ranch (218B) 3511928, Taylor Canyon (218C) 3511918, Caliente Mountain (218D) 3511917, Bena (238C) 3511836, Rio Bravo Ranch (239A) 3511847, Oil Center (239B) 3511848, Rosedale (240B) 3511942, Stevens (240C) 3511932, Rio Bravo (241A) 3511943, Buttonwillow (241B) 3511944, East Elk Hills (241C) 3511934, Tupman (241D) 3511933, Lokern (242A) 3511945, Belridge (242B) 3511946, Reward (242C) 3511936, West Elk Hills (242D) 3511935, Simmler (243C) 3511938, Mckittrick Summit (243D) 3511937, La Panza Ranch (244B) 3512042, Camatta Ranch (245A) 3512043, Lost Hills NE (265A) 3511965, Lost Hills NW (265B)* 3511966, Semitropic (265D) 3511955, Packwood Creek (267D) 3512051, Pixley (288A) 3511983, Delano West (288D) 3511973, Tent Hills (291C) 3512072, La Cima (314D) 3612011
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Counties, states, regions:
Kings (KNG), Kern (KRN), Santa Barbara (SBA), San Luis Obispo (SLO), Tulare (TUL), Ventura (VEN)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chenopod scrub (ChScr)
•Pinyon and juniper woodland (PJWld)
•Valley and foothill grassland (VFGrs)/On dry, open sandy to clay soils; often at edge of balds
blooming period Jan(Feb),Mar-May   Months in parentheses are uncommon.
elevation range70 - 1290 meters
Threatened by agriculture, grazing, road construction and maintenance, vehicles, and oil development. Possibly threatened by non-native plants. See Occasional Papers Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden 1(2):66-67 (1938) for original description and Phytologia 72(1):48-54 (1992) for taxonomic treatment and revised nomenclature.
full nameEremalche parryi (Greene) Greene ssp. kernensis (C.B. Wolf) D.M. Bates
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Additional information:
standard acronym  ERPAK Element Code  PDMAL0C031
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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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