CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record hecastocleis_shockleyi - Thu, Dec. 2, 2021, 18:05 ET b
Hecastocleis shockleyi
common nameprickle-leaf
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life form evergreen shrub
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 3
LIST 3: We need more information about this plant (Review List).
state rank
S3S4   S3S4: Intermediate between S3 and S4
global rank
G3G4   G3G4: Intermediate between G3 and G4
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (18):
Martinez Mountain (065D) 3311653, Horse Thief Springs (274C) 3511578, Wildrose Peak (325D) 3611731, Cerro Gordo Peak (350D) 3611757, Fall Canyon (368C) 3611772, Thimble Peak (368D) 3611771, Waucoba Canyon (371B) 3611788, Hanging Rock Canyon (390B) 3711726, Last Chance Range SW (390C) 3711716, Last Chance Range SE (390D) 3711715, Joshua Flats (391B) 3711728, Waucoba Spring (391C) 3711718, East Of Waucoba Spring (391D) 3711717, Uhlmeyer Spring (392B) 3711822, Last Chance Mountain (410C) 3711736, Horse Thief Canyon (411D) 3711737, Laws (413A) 3711843, Chalfant Valley (432D) 3711853
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Inyo (INY), Mono (MNO), San Bernardino (SBD), Nevada (NV)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chenopod scrub (ChScr)
•Mojavean desert scrub (MDScr)/rocky slopes, washes; often carbonate or slate
blooming period May-Jul  
elevation range1200 - 2200 meters
Needs field work to determine current threats and rarity. Locally common in the Grapevine, Inyo, and Last Chance Mountains. See Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 17:221 (1882) for original description.
full nameHecastocleis shockleyi Gray
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Additional information:
standard acronym  HESH Element Code  PDAST4J010
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 Thu, Dec. 2, 2021 from

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