CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record githopsis_tenella - Tue, Nov. 30, 2021 05:21 ET c
Githopsis tenella
common namedelicate bluecup
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life formannual herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.3
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.3: Not very 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
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (5):
Winters Ridge (188B) 3411886, Alta Sierra (261A) 3511865, Posey (285C) 3511876, Stockdale Mountain (293A)? 3512085, Chinese Camp (458C) 3712074
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Kern (KRN), Monterey (MNT)?, Tulare (TUL), Tuolumne (TUO)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chaparral (Chprl)
•Cismontane woodland (CmWld)/mesic, serpentinite
blooming period Apr-Jun  
elevation range325 - 1900 meters
Possibly also in the Cholame Hills, MNT Co.; need confirmation. Threatened by foot traffic and recreational activities. See Systematic Botany 8(4):465 (1983) for original description.
full nameGithopsis tenella N. Morin
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  GITE9 Element Code  PDCAM07070
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
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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 Tue, Nov. 30, 2021 from

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