CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record malperia_tenuis - Wed, Dec. 8, 2021, 22:58 ET b
Malperia tenuis
common namebrown turbans
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© 2010 Jasmine J. Watts  Follow image link for photo data.
life formannual herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.3
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
state rank
S2?     S2: 6-20 occurrences OR 1,000-3,000 individuals OR 2,000-10,000 acres
global rank
G4?      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (12):
Mount Signal (005B) 3211566, Yuha Basin (006A) 3211567, Coyote Wells (006B) 3211568, In-ko-pah Gorge (007A) 3211661, Painted Gorge (017C) 3211578, Plaster City (017D) 3211577, Carrizo Mountain NE (018A) 3211681, Arroyo Tapiado (018B) 3211682, Sweeney Pass (018C) 3211672, Carrizo Mountain (018D) 3211671, Borrego Mountain SE (031D) 3311611, Borrego Sink (032A) 3311623
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Imperial (IMP), San Diego (SDG), Baja California (BA)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Sonoran desert scrub (SDScr)(sandy, gravelly)
blooming period (Feb),Mar-Apr   Months in parentheses are uncommon.
elevation range15 - 335 meters
full nameMalperia tenuis Wats.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  MATE3 Element Code  PDAST67010
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 Wed, Dec. 8, 2021 from

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