CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record limnanthes_floccosa_ssp._californica - Fri, Dec. 3, 2021, 15:15 ET b
Limnanthes floccosa ssp. californica
common nameButte County meadowfoam
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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
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G4T1      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingEndangered  02/82
federal listingEndangered  06/08/92
where found
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Topographic quads (5):
Shippee (576C) 3912156, Oroville (576D) 3912155, Chico (577A) 3912167, Nord (593C) 3912178, Richardson Springs (593D) 3912177
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Butte (BUT)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Valley and foothill grassland (VFGrs)(mesic)
•Vernal pools (VnPls)
blooming period Mar-May  
elevation range46 - 930 meters
Known from fewer than twenty occurrences. Threatened by urbanization, road construction, grazing, non-native plants, vehicles, and agriculture. See Brittonia 25:187 (1973) for original description, and Conservation Biology 6(4):549-558 (1992) for field survey and genetic information.
full nameLimnanthes floccosa Howell ssp. californica Arroyo
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Additional information:
standard acronym  LIFLC2 Element Code  PDLIM02042
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
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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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