CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
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Status: record montia_howellii - Sat, Nov. 27, 2021 12:05 ET c
Montia howellii
common nameHowell's montia
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life formannual 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
G3G4   G3G4: Intermediate between G3 and G4
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (37):
Fort Seward (616B) 4012326, Miranda (617A)* 4012327, Briceland (617C)* 4012318, Larabee Valley (634B) 4012346, Blocksburg (634C) 4012336, Bridgeville (635A) 4012347, Redcrest (635B) 4012348, Myers Flat (635D) 4012337, Scotia (636A) 4012441, Taylor Peak (636B) 4012442, Buckeye Mountain (636C) 4012432, Bull Creek (636D) 4012431, Capetown (637A) 4012443, Mad River Buttes (653A) 4012367, Iaqua Buttes (653B) 4012368, Owl Creek (653C) 4012358, Yager Junction (653D) 4012357, Mcwhinney Creek (654A) 4012461, Fields Landing (654B) 4012462, Fortuna (654C) 4012452, Hydesville (654D) 4012451, Ferndale (655D) 4012453, Ironside Mountain (669C) 4012374, Salyer (670A)* 4012385, Willow Creek (670B) 4012386, Hennessy Peak (670D) 4012375, Lord-ellis Summit (671A) 4012387, Korbel (671C) 4012378, Maple Creek (671D) 4012377, Arcata North (672A) 4012481, Eureka (672C) 4012472, Arcata South (672D) 4012471, Weitchpec (687B) 4112326, Bald Hills (688B) 4112328, Panther Creek (688C) 4112318, Hupa Mountain (688D) 4112317, Orick (706D) 4112431
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Humboldt (HUM), Trinity (TRI), Oregon (OR), Washington (WA)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Meadows and seeps (Medws)
•North Coast coniferous forest (NCFrs)
•Vernal pools (VnPls)/vernally mesic, sometimes roadsides
blooming period (Feb),Mar-May   Months in parentheses are uncommon.
elevation range0 - 835 meters
Rediscovered in CA in 1999 by Clare Golec. Did plant occur in DNT Co.? Threatened by logging, road construction, road maintenance, vehicles, and competition. Possibly threatened by non-native plants. Candidate for state listing in OR. Sometimes mistaken for M. fontana or M. dichotoma. See Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 18:191 (1883) for original description.
full nameMontia howellii Wats.
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Additional information:
standard acronym  MOHO Element Code  PDPOR05070
CNPS chapter link chapter content  North Coast database for this species
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 Sat, Nov. 27, 2021 from

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