CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record mertensia_oblongifolia_var._amoena - Sat, Dec. 4, 2021, 17:25 ET b
Mertensia oblongifolia var. amoena
common namebeautiful sagebrush bluebells
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.2
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G5T5      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (11):
Jess Valley (674A) 4112023, Warren Peak (690B) 4112042, Eagle Peak (690C) 4112032, Shields Creek (691A) 4112043, Soup Creek (691D) 4112033, Lake City (707B) 4112062, Davis Creek (708A) 4112063, Lake Annie (724A) 4112081, Mount Bidwell (724B) 4112082, Willow Ranch (725A) 4112083, Sugar Hill (725D) 4112073
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Lassen (LAS), Modoc (MOD), Idaho (ID), Nevada (NV), Oregon (OR), Utah (UT), Washington (WA), Wyoming (WY)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Great Basin scrub (GBScr)
•Meadows and seeps (Medws)
blooming period Apr-Jul  
elevation range1630 - 2315 meters
Known in CA from fewer than ten occurrences in the Warner Mtns. See Botanical Gazette 30:195 (1900) for original description, and Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 24:130 (1937) for revised nomenclature.
full nameMertensia oblongifolia (Nutt.) G. Don var. amoena (A. Nels.) L. Williams
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  MEOBA Element Code  PDBOR0N0G1
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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, Dec. 4, 2021 from

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