CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record oreostemma_elatum - Mon, Nov. 29, 2021 06:17 ET c
Oreostemma elatum
common nametall alpine-aster
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.2
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G2     G2: 6-20 occurrences OR 1,000-3,000 individuals OR 2,000-10,000 acres
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (13):
Sattley (571C) 3912054, Gold Lake (572B) 3912066, Quincy (589B) 3912088, Meadow Valley (590A) 3912181, Bucks Lake (590B) 3912182, Greenville (605B) 4012028, Crescent Mills (605C) 4012018, Taylorsville (605D) 4012017, Canyondam (606A) 4012121, Twain (606D) 4012111, Belden (607D) 4012113, Westwood West (624D) 4012131, Reading Peak (625B) 4012144
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Lassen (LAS), Plumas (PLU), Sierra (SIE), Tehama (TEH)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Bogs and fens (BgFns)
•Meadows and seeps (Medws)
•Upper montane coniferous forest (UCFrs)/mesic
blooming period Jun-Aug  
elevation range1005 - 2100 meters
Threatened by grazing and hydrological alteration. See Pittonia 3:147 (1896) for original description and 4:224 (1900) for revised nomenclature, and Phytologia 74(4):305-316 (1993) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameOreostemma elatum (Greene) Greene
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym   Element Code  PDASTEA020
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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 Mon, Nov. 29, 2021 from

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