CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record malacothrix_saxatilis_var._arachnoidea - Thu, Dec. 2, 2021, 02:41 ET b
Malacothrix saxatilis var. arachnoidea
common nameCarmel Valley malacothrix
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life form rhizomatous herb
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
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G5T2      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (9):
Little Pine Mountain (167C) 3411956, Bradley (294D) 3512077, Hepsedam Peak (340D) 3612037, Sycamore Flat (342C) 3612134, Rana Creek (343A) 3612145, Carmel Valley (343B) 3612146, Chews Ridge (343D) 3612135, Mount Carmel (344A) 3612147, Seaside (366D) 3612157
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Monterey (MNT), Santa Barbara (SBA), San Benito (SBT), San Luis Obispo (SLO)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chaparral (Chprl)(rocky)
•Coastal scrub (CoScr)
blooming period (Mar),Jun-Dec   Months in parentheses are uncommon.
elevation range25 - 1036 meters
Known from fewer than twenty occurrences. Threatened by road maintenance. See Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 36:605 (1909) for original description, and American Midland Naturalist 58(2):509 (1957) for revised nomenclature.
full nameMalacothrix saxatilis (Nutt.) T. & G. var. arachnoidea (McGregor) E. Williams
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Additional information:
standard acronym  MASAA Element Code  PDAST660C2
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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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