CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record kallstroemia_parviflora - Thu, Dec. 2, 2021, 22:58 ET b
Kallstroemia parviflora
common namewarty caltrop
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life formannual herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 4.2
LIST 4: Limited distribution (Watch List).
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S3      ranking system key
global rank
G5     G5: demonstrably secure to ineradicable
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Counties, states, regions:
San Bernardino (SBD), San Diego (SDG), Arizona (AZ), Colorado (CO), District of Columbia (DC), Illinois (IL), Kansas (KS), Louisiana (LA), Maryland (MD), Missouri (MO), Mississippi (MS), New Mexico (NM), Nevada (NV), Oklahoma (OK), Pennsylvania (PA), Sonora - Mexico (SO), Texas (TX), Utah (UT)
  • Pending additional quad-level data, only county data are being provided for List 4 plants.
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Joshua tree "woodland" (JTWld)
•Mojavean desert scrub (MDScr)
•Pinyon and juniper woodland (PJWld)/Sometimes disturbed areas
blooming period Aug-Nov  
elevation range855 - 1705 meters
Threatened by solar energy development. Possibly threatened by mining and severe fires. Treated as a waif in TJM (1993) and TJM 2, but now considered native to California. See Annual Report of the Missouri Botanical Garden 9:153 for original description.
full nameKallstroemia parviflora J.B.S. Norton
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Additional information:
standard acronym  KAPA Element Code  PDZYG03050
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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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