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Status: record extriplex_joaquinana - Fri, Nov. 26, 2021 20:47 ET c
Extriplex joaquinana
common nameSan Joaquin spearscale
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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
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
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (49):
Morro Bay South (247D)? 3512037, Ciervo Mountain (339A) 3612045, Rock Spring Peak (340B) 3612048, Hepsedam Peak (340D) 3612037, San Felipe (385B)* 3612184, Hollister (385C) 3612174, Tres Pinos (385D) 3612173, Arena (422C) 3712036, Gustine (423C) 3712038, Milpitas (427B) 3712148, Altamont (445B) 3712166, Livermore (446A) 3712167, Niles (446C) 3712158, Newark (447D) 3712251, Stockton West (462A)* 3712183, Woodward Island (463A) 3712185, Brentwood (463B) 3712186, Byron Hot Springs (463C) 3712176, Clifton Court Forebay (463D) 3712175, Antioch South (464A) 3712187, Diablo (464C)* 3712178, Tassajara (464D) 3712177, Walnut Creek (465A) 3712281, Las Trampas Ridge (465D)* 3712271, Oakland West (466D)* 3712273, Rio Vista (480B)* 3812126, Denverton (481B) 3812128, Antioch North (481D) 3812117, Fairfield South (482A) 3812221, Vine Hill (482D) 3812211, Cuttings Wharf (483A) 3812223, Saxon (497B) 3812146, Elmira (498C)* 3812138, Dozier (498D) 3812137, Fairfield North (499D) 3812231, Napa (500D) 3812233, Grays Bend (513B) 3812166, Davis (513C) 3812156, Dunnigan (530B)* 3812188, Glascock Mountain (532A) 3812283, Colusa (546A) 3912221, Williams (546B) 3912222, Manor Slough (547A) 3912223, Wilbur Springs (547C) 3912214, Salt Canyon (547D) 3912213, Logandale (562B) 3912242, Sites (563D) 3912233, Stonyford (564A) 3912245, Willows (578C)* 3912252
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Alameda (ALA), Contra Costa (CCA), Colusa (COL), Fresno (FRE), Glenn (GLE), Merced (MER), Monterey (MNT), Napa (NAP), San Benito (SBT), Santa Clara (SCL)*, San Joaquin (SJQ)*, San Luis Obispo (SLO)?, Solano (SOL), Tulare (TUL)?*, Yolo (YOL)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chenopod scrub (ChScr)
•Meadows and seeps (Medws)
•Playas (Plyas)
•Valley and foothill grassland (VFGrs)/alkaline
blooming period Apr-Oct  
elevation range1 - 835 meters
Many occurrences extirpated. Need historical quads for TUL Co. Need quads for MNT Co. Report from SLO Co. (247D) needs verification. Threatened by grazing, agriculture, development, and non-native plants. See Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 9:108 (1874) for original description, Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 17:99 (1904) for alternative nomenclature, and Systematic Botany 35(4):839-857 (2010) for revised nomenclature.
full nameExtriplex joaquinana (A. Nelson) E.H. Zacharias
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Additional information:
standard acronym   Element Code  PDCHE041F3
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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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