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Status: record hesperevax_sparsiflora_var._brevifolia - Sat, Dec. 4, 2021, 06:05 ET b
Hesperevax sparsiflora var. brevifolia
common nameshort-leaved evax
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life formannual herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.2
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
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S2      ranking system key
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Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
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Topographic quads (29):
Big Basin (408B) 3712222, San Francisco South (448B)* 3712264, Montara Mountain (448C) 3712254, San Mateo (448D) 3712253, Tomales (485B) 3812228, Drakes Bay (485C) 3812218, Inverness (485D) 3812217, Valley Ford (502C) 3812238, Duncans Mills (503A) 3812341, Arched Rock (503B) 3812342, Bodega Head (503D) 3812331, Stewarts Point (520B) 3812364, Plantation (520D) 3812353, Point Arena (537B) 3812386, Saunders Reef (537C) 3812376, Gualala (537D) 3812375, Elk (552B) 3912326, Albion (553A) 3912327, Fort Bragg (569A) 3912347, Mendocino (569D) 3912337, Inglenook (585D) 3912357, Taylor Peak (636B) 4012442, Capetown (637A) 4012443, Petrolia (637D) 4012433, Cannibal Island (655A) 4012463, Ferndale (655D) 4012453, Eureka (672C) 4012472, Smith River (740B) 4112482, Crescent City (740C) 4112472
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Counties, states, regions:
Del Norte (DNT), Humboldt (HUM), Mendocino (MEN), Marin (MRN), Santa Cruz (SCR), San Francisco (SFO)*, San Mateo (SMT), Sonoma (SON), Oregon (OR)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Coastal bluff scrub (CBScr)(sandy)
•Coastal dunes (CoDns)
•Coastal prairie (CoPrr)
blooming period Mar-Jun  
elevation range0 - 215 meters
Threatened by development, competition with non-native plants, foot traffic, and recreational activities. Potentially threatened by trail construction. May intergrade with var. sparsiflora in the San Francisco Bay area. On review list in OR. See Synoptical Flora of North America 1(2):229 (1884) for original description, and Systematic Botany 17:293-310 (1992) for revised nomenclature.
full nameHesperevax sparsiflora (Gray) Greene var. brevifolia (Gray) Morefield
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Additional information:
standard acronym  HESPB Element Code  PDASTE5011
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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 Sat, Dec. 4, 2021 from

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