CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record orcuttia_inaequalis - Thu, Dec. 2, 2021, 11:16 ET b
Orcuttia inaequalis
common nameSan Joaquin Valley Orcutt grass
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life formannual herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.1
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.1: Seriously endangered in California
state rank
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G1     G1: Less than 6 occurrences OR less than 1,000 individuals OR less than 2,000 acres.
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingEndangered  09/79
federal listingThreatened  03/26/97
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (21):
Ivanhoe (333B)* 3611942, Monson (334A) 3611943, Wahtoke (356B)* 3611964, Friant (378B) 3611986, Lanes Bridge (379A) 3611987, Fresno North (379D)* 3611977, Millerton Lake East (398D) 3711915, Daulton (399C) 3711918, Le Grand (400B) 3712022, Kismet (400D)* 3712011, Owens Reservoir (420C) 3712032, Haystack Mountain (421A) 3712043, Yosemite Lake (421B) 3712044, Merced (421C) 3712034, Planada (421D) 3712033, Cressey (422B)* 3712046, Paulsell (441B)* 3712066, Montpelier (441C)* 3712056, Waterford (442A)* 3712067, Denair (442D)* 3712057, Elmira (498C) 3812138
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Fresno (FRE), Madera (MAD), Merced (MER), Solano (SOL), Stanislaus (STA)*, Tulare (TUL)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Vernal pools (VnPls)
blooming period Apr-Sep  
elevation range10 - 755 meters
Seriously threatened by agriculture, development, overgrazing, channelization, and non-native plants. See Madroņo 3(6):229 (1936) for original description, and American Journal of Botany 69:1082-1095 (1982) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameOrcuttia inaequalis Hoov.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  ORIN Element Code  PMPOA4G060
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
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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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