CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
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Status: record pentachaeta_exilis_ssp._aeolica - Thu, Dec. 2, 2021, 08:41 ET b
Pentachaeta exilis ssp. aeolica
common nameSan Benito pentachaeta
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life formannual herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.2
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
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S2      ranking system key
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G5T2      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (9):
Alder Peak (296A) 3512183, Cone Peak (319C) 3612114, Bear Canyon (319D) 3612113, San Benito Mountain (339C) 3612036, Hepsedam Peak (340D) 3612037, Mount Boardman (425B) 3712144, Mount Stakes (425C) 3712134, Eylar Mountain (426A) 3712145, Isabel Valley (426D) 3712135
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Counties, states, regions:
Monterey (MNT), San Benito (SBT), Santa Clara (SCL)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Cismontane woodland (CmWld)
•Valley and foothill grassland (VFGrs)
blooming period Mar-May  
elevation range480 - 855 meters
Threatened by vehicles and grazing. Potentially threatened by foot traffic. Possibly threatened by non-native plants. See University of California Publications in Botany 65:1-41 (1973) for taxonomic treatment.
full namePentachaeta exilis (Gray) Gray ssp. aeolica Van Horn & Ornduff
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Additional information:
standard acronym  PEEXA Element Code  PDAST6X041
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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 Thu, Dec. 2, 2021 from

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