CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record parnassia_cirrata_var._cirrata - Sat, Dec. 4, 2021, 08:48 ET b
Parnassia cirrata var. cirrata
common nameSan Bernardino grass-of-Parnassus
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.3
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
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S2      ranking system key
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G5T2      ranking system key
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
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Topographic quads (5):
Forest Falls (105C) 3411618, San Gorgonio Mountain (105D) 3411617, Glendora (109A) 3411727, Mount San Antonio (134C) 3411736, Crystal Lake (135D) 3411737
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Counties, states, regions:
Los Angeles (LAX), Riverside (RIV), San Bernardino (SBD), Shasta (SHA), Siskiyou (SIS), Trinity (TRI)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Lower montane coniferous forest (LCFrs)
•Meadows and seeps (Medws)
•Upper montane coniferous forest (UCFrs)/mesic, streamsides, sometimes calcareous
blooming period Aug-Sep  
elevation range1250 - 2440 meters
Known in CA only from the San Gabriel and San Bernardino mountains. How common is plant in Mexico? Possibly threatened by recreational activities. See Parnassia cirrata in The Jepson Manual (1993). See Intermountain Flora 3A: 61 (1997) for current treatment and Erythea 7(1):128 (1899) for original description.
full nameParnassia cirrata Piper var. cirrata
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Additional information:
standard acronym   Element Code  PDSAX0P030
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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