CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record gilia_capitata_ssp._chamissonis - Thu, Dec. 2, 2021, 22:34 ET b
Gilia capitata ssp. chamissonis
common nameblue coast gilia
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life formannual herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.1
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.1: Seriously endangered in California
state rank
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G5T2      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (12):
San Francisco South (448B) 3712264, San Francisco North (466C) 3712274, Oakland West (466D) 3712273, Bolinas (467B) 3712286, Point Bonita (467D) 3712275, Tomales (485B) 3812228, Drakes Bay (485C) 3812218, Inverness (485D) 3812217, Valley Ford (502C) 3812238, Duncans Mills (503A) 3812341, Arched Rock (503B)* 3812342, Bodega Head (503D) 3812331
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Marin (MRN), San Francisco (SFO), Sonoma (SON)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Coastal dunes (CoDns)
•Coastal scrub (CoScr)
blooming period Apr-Jul  
elevation range2 - 200 meters
Threatened by urbanization, recreational development, and non-native plants. Possibly threatened by trampling. See Erythea 3:105 (1895) for original description, and Aliso 2(3):309 (1950) for revised nomenclature.
full nameGilia capitata Sims. ssp. chamissonis (Greene) V. Grant
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Additional information:
standard acronym  GICAC Element Code  PDPLM040B3
CNPS chapter link chapter content  Yerba Buena 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 Thu, Dec. 2, 2021 from

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