CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record orcuttia_viscida - Sat, Dec. 4, 2021, 03:07 ET b
Orcuttia viscida
common nameSacramento 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  07/79
federal listingEndangered  03/26/97
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (4):
Goose Creek (495D) 3812131, Elk Grove (496A) 3812143, Folsom (511B) 3812162, Buffalo Creek (511C) 3812152
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Sacramento (SAC)
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-Jul(Sep),   Months in parentheses are uncommon.
elevation range30 - 100 meters
Seriously threatened by agriculture, urbanization, overgrazing, vehicles, and non-native plants. Protected in part at Phoenix Field ER (DFG). See Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 68(3):155 (1941) for original description, and American Journal of Botany 69:1082-1095 (1982) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameOrcuttia viscida (Hoov.) J. Reeder
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  ORVI2 Element Code  PMPOA4G070
CNPS chapter link chapter content  Sacramento Valley page 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, Dec. 4, 2021 from

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