CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record matelea_parvifolia - Thu, Dec. 2, 2021, 10:45 ET b
Matelea parvifolia
common namespearleaf
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life formperennial 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
S3      ranking system key
global rank
G5     G5: demonstrably secure to ineradicable
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (21):
In-ko-pah Gorge (007A) 3211661, Agua Caliente Springs (019A) 3211683, Tubb Canyon (032B) 3311624, Earthquake Valley (032C) 3311614, Borrego Palm Canyon (047C) 3311634, Corn Spring (061A) 3311563, Red Cloud Canyon (061C) 3311554, Hayfield Spring (062A) 3311565, Hayfield (062B) 3311566, Red Canyon (062C) 3311556, East Of Red Canyon (062D) 3311555, Cottonwood Spring (063A) 3311567, Rancho Mirage (065B) 3311664, Toro Peak (065C) 3311654, Dale Lake (100B) 3411526, Indian Cove (102C) 3411612, Queen Mountain (102D) 3411611, Whipple Wash (121D) 3411433, Hackberry Mountain (199C) 3511512, Woods Mountains (200D) 3511513, Kelso (201C) 3511516
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Imperial (IMP), Riverside (RIV), San Bernardino (SBD), San Diego (SDG), Arizona (AZ), Baja California (BA), Nevada (NV), Texas (TX)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Mojavean desert scrub (MDScr)
•Sonoran desert scrub (SDScr)/rocky
blooming period Mar-May(Jul),   Months in parentheses are uncommon.
elevation range440 - 1095 meters
Possibly threatened by recreational activities.
full nameMatelea parvifolia (Torr.) Woodson
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  MAPA9 Element Code  PDASC0A0J0
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 Thu, Dec. 2, 2021 from

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