CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record frangula_purshiana_ssp._ultramafica - Fri, Nov. 26, 2021 21:55 ET c
Frangula purshiana ssp. ultramafica
common nameCaribou coffeeberry
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life form deciduous shrub
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
S2S3   S2S3: Intermediate between S2 and S3
global rank
G4T2T3      ranking system key
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (13):
La Porte (573B) 3912068, Clipper Mills (574C) 3912152, Spring Garden (589A) 3912087, Quincy (589B) 3912088, Onion Valley (589C) 3912078, Meadow Valley (590A) 3912181, Bucks Lake (590B) 3912182, Haskins Valley (590C) 3912172, Soapstone Hill (591D) 3912173, Paradise East (592D) 3912175, Caribou (606C) 4012112, Twain (606D) 4012111, Belden (607D) 4012113
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Butte (BUT), Plumas (PLU), Sierra (SIE)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chaparral (Chprl)
•Lower montane coniferous forest (LCFrs)
•Meadows and seeps (Medws)
•Upper montane coniferous forest (UCFrs)/serpentinite
blooming period May-Jul  
elevation range825 - 1930 meters
Threatened by road maintenance, mining, and vehicles. Not in TJM (1993). See Madroņo 54(2): 172-174 (2007) for original description.
full nameFrangula purshiana Cooper ssp. ultramafica J.O. Sawyer & S.W. Edwards
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym   Element Code  PDRHA0H061
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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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