CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record oryctes_nevadensis - Wed, Dec. 1, 2021, 08:36 ET b
Oryctes nevadensis
common nameNevada oryctes
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life formannual herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.1
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.1: Seriously endangered in California
state rank
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G3     G3: 21-80 occurrences or 3,000-10,000 individuals OR 10,000-50,000 acres
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (14):
Union Wash (351A) 3611861, Lone Pine (351D) 3611851, Blackrock (372B) 3611882, Bee Springs Canyon (372D) 3611871, Hanging Rock Canyon (390B) 3711726, Last Chance Range SW (390C) 3711716, East Of Joshua Flats (391A) 3711727, Big Pine (393A) 3711823, Soldier Pass (411C) 3711738, Horse Thief Canyon (411D) 3711737, Laws (413A) 3711843, Fish Slough (413B) 3711844, Bishop (413C) 3711834, Poleta Canyon (413D) 3711833
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Inyo (INY), Nevada (NV)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chenopod scrub (ChScr)
•Mojavean desert scrub (MDScr)/sandy
blooming period Apr-Jun  
elevation range1100 - 2535 meters
Seriously threatened by grazing, trampling, and vehicles. On watch list in NV. See Botany of the King Expedition, p. 274 (1871) for original description.
full nameOryctes nevadensis Wats.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  ORNE Element Code  PDSOL0Q010
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 Wed, Dec. 1, 2021 from

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