CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record githopsis_diffusa_ssp._filicaulis - Fri, Nov. 26, 2021 18:03 ET c
Githopsis diffusa ssp. filicaulis
common nameMission Canyon bluecup
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life formannual herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 3.1
LIST 3: We need more information about this plant (Review List).
     0.1: Seriously endangered in California
state rank
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G5T1Q      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (6):
Tule Springs (020B)* 3211686, El Cajon Mountain (021A) 3211687, San Vicente Reservoir (021B) 3211688, Alpine (021D)* 3211677, La Mesa (022D) 3211771, Sage (067C) 3311658
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Riverside (RIV), San Diego (SDG)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chaparral (Chprl)(mesic, disturbed areas)
blooming period Apr-Jun  
elevation range450 - 700 meters
Move to List 1B? Known in CA from fewer than five occurrences. Threatened by development. Taxonomic distinctiveness needs study. See Rhodora 41: 312 (1939) for original description, and Systematic Botany 8(4):465 (1983) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameGithopsis diffusa Gray ssp. filicaulis (Ewan) N. Morin
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  GIDIF Element Code  PDCAM07023
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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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