CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record layia_carnosa - Sat, Nov. 27, 2021 23:51 ET c
Layia carnosa
common namebeach layia
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life formannual herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.1
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.1: Seriously endangered in California
state rank
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G2     G2: 6-20 occurrences OR 1,000-3,000 individuals OR 2,000-10,000 acres
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingEndangered  01/90
federal listingEndangered  06/22/92
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (18):
Surf (171A) 3412065, Point Arguello (171C)* 3412056, Tranquillon Mountain (171D) 3412055, Casmalia (196D) 3412075, Monterey (366C) 3612158, San Francisco North (466C)* 3712274, Tomales (485B) 3812228, Drakes Bay (485C) 3812218, Inverness (485D) 3812217, Petrolia (637D) 4012433, Fields Landing (654B) 4012462, Cannibal Island (655A) 4012463, Arcata North (672A)* 4012481, Tyee City (672B) 4012482, Eureka (672C) 4012472, Crannell (689D)* 4112411, Orick (706D) 4112431, Requa (723D) 4112451
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Humboldt (HUM), Monterey (MNT), Marin (MRN), Santa Barbara (SBA)*, San Francisco (SFO)*, Oregon (OR)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Coastal dunes (CoDns)
•Coastal scrub (CoScr)(sandy)
blooming period Mar-Jul  
elevation range0 - 60 meters
Threatened by coastal development, foot traffic, vehicles, and non-native plants.
full nameLayia carnosa (Nutt.) T. & G.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  LACA4 Element Code  PDAST5N010
CNPS chapter link chapter content  North Coast database for this species
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
Jepson Online Jepson Interchange  Jepson Manual and other resources
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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, Nov. 27, 2021 from

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