CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record helianthus_winteri - Sun, Dec. 5, 2021, 05:47 ET b
Helianthus winteri
common nameWinterís sunflower
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life form shrub
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.2
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S1S2   S1S2: Intermediate between S1 and S2
global rank
G1G2   G1G2: Intermediate between G1 and G2
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (4):
Stokes Mountain (355C) 3611952, Orange Cove North (356A) 3611963, Orange Cove South (356D) 3611953, Pine Flat Dam (377D) 3611973
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Fresno (FRE), Tulare (TUL)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Cismontane woodland (CmWld)
•Valley and foothill grassland (VFGrs)/openings on relatively steep south-facing slopes, granitic, often rocky, often roadsides
blooming period Jan-Dec  
elevation range125 - 460 meters
Threatened by grazing, agriculture, road maintenance, and habitat loss. First year growth nearly indistinguishable from H. annuus; mostly distinguished from H. annuus in having woody stems, year-round blooming period, and dark purplish buds and phyllaries. See Aliso 31:19-24 (2013) for original description, and International Journal of Plant Sciences 174(7):1079-1089 (2013) for life history information.
full nameHelianthus winteri J.C. Stebbins
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Additional information:
standard acronym   Element Code  PDAST4N260
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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 Sun, Dec. 5, 2021 from

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