CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record helianthus_nuttallii_ssp._parishii - Fri, Dec. 3, 2021, 00:01 ET b
Helianthus nuttallii ssp. parishii
common nameLos Angeles sunflower
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life form rhizomatous herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1A
LIST 1A: Presumed extinct in California.
state rank
SH     SH: presumed extinct in California
global rank
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Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (7):
Newport Beach (071B)* 3311768, San Bernardino South (107D)* 3411713, Pasadena (110B)* 3411822, Los Angeles (110C)* 3411812, Hollywood (111D)* 3411813, Telegraph Peak (134D) 3411735, Whitaker Peak (163C)* 3411856
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Counties, states, regions:
Los Angeles (LAX)*, Orange (ORA)*, San Bernardino (SBD)*
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Marshes and swamps (MshSw)(coastal salt and freshwater)
blooming period Aug-Oct  
elevation range10 - 1525 meters
Last seen in 1937. Extirpated by urbanization. See Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 14:7 (1883) for original description, and Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 22(3):147-152 (1969) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameHelianthus nuttallii T. & G. ssp. parishii (Gray) Heiser
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Additional information:
standard acronym  HENUP Element Code  PDAST4N102
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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, Dec. 3, 2021 from

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