CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record oxytheca_watsonii - Tue, Nov. 30, 2021 04:40 ET c
Oxytheca watsonii
common nameWatson's oxytheca
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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
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G3?      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (4):
Lee Wash (327A) 3611745, Santa Rosa Flat (327B) 3611746, Talc City Hills (327C) 3611736, Harris Hill (348C) 3611754
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•Joshua tree "woodland" (JTWld)
•Mojavean desert scrub (MDScr)/sandy
blooming period May-Jul  
elevation range1200 - 2000 meters
Known in CA from fewer than five occurrences. See Madroņo 29(4):273-274 (1982) for first CA occurrences, and Phytologia 66(4):385-86 (1989) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameOxytheca watsonii T. & G.
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Additional information:
standard acronym  OXWA Element Code  PDPGN0J070
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 Tue, Nov. 30, 2021 from

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