CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record petalonyx_linearis - Sat, Nov. 27, 2021 12:37 ET c
Petalonyx linearis
common namenarrow-leaf sandpaper-plant
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life form shrub
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.3
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
state rank
S3?     S3: 21-80 occurrences or 3,000-10,000 individuals OR 10,000-50,000 acres
global rank
G4     G4: apparently secure, but some concern
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (29):
Yuma West (001B) 3211466, Laguna Dam (011F) 3211474, Picacho Peak (012B) 3211486, Araz (012C) 3211476, Carrizo Mountain NE (018A) 3211681, Carrizo Mountain (018D) 3211671, Agua Caliente Springs (019A) 3211683, Borrego Sink (032A) 3311623, Whale Peak (032D) 3311613, Frink NE (044A) 3311545, Frink NW (044B) 3311546, Oasis (046A) 3311641, Clark Lake NE (047A) 3311643, Collins Valley (047B) 3311644, Borrego Palm Canyon (047C) 3311634, Desert Center (061B) 3311564, Red Canyon (062C) 3311556, Mortmar (063C) 3311558, Orocopia Canyon (063D) 3311557, Mecca (064D) 3311651, La Quinta (065A) 3311663, Rancho Mirage (065B) 3311664, East Of Victory Pass (078D) 3311573, Keys View (081B) 3311682, East Deception Canyon (082A) 3311683, Myoma (082D) 3311673, Cabazon (084A) 3311687, Cross Roads (094B) 3411422, Parker (095A) 3411423
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Imperial (IMP), Riverside (RIV), San Bernardino (SBD), San Diego (SDG), Arizona (AZ), Baja California (BA), Sonora - Mexico (SO)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Mojavean desert scrub (MDScr)
•Sonoran desert scrub (SDScr)/Sandy or rocky canyons
blooming period (Jan),(Feb),Mar-May(Jun),(Jul),(Aug),(Sep),(Oct),(Nov),(Dec),   Months in parentheses are uncommon.
elevation range-25 - 1115 meters
See Bulletin of the California Academy of Sciences 1(4):188 (1886) for original description.
full namePetalonyx linearis Greene
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  PELI5 Element Code  PDLOA04010
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
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, Nov. 27, 2021 from

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