CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record phacelia_insularis_var._insularis - Wed, Dec. 1, 2021, 23:02 ET b
Phacelia insularis var. insularis
common namenorthern Channel Islands phacelia
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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
state rank
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G2T1      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingEndangered  07/31/97
where found
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Topographic quads (4):
San Miguel Island East (SMIE), San Miguel Island West (SMIW), Santa Rosa Island East (SROE), Santa Rosa Island North (SRON)
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
San Miguel Isl. (SMI), Santa Rosa Isl. (SRO)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Coastal dunes (CoDns)
•Valley and foothill grassland (VFGrs)/sandy
blooming period Feb-Apr  
elevation range0 - 215 meters
Known from fewer than five occurrences; only one seen recently. Seen on SRO Isl. in 1994 (first collection since 1973). Last seen on SMI Isl. in 1984. Threatened by feral herbivores on SRO Isl. See Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 31:113 (1932) for original description, and American Midland Naturalist 33:472-474 (1945) for taxonomic treatment.
full namePhacelia insularis Munz var. insularis
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Additional information:
standard acronym  PHINI4 Element Code  PDHYD0C2B2
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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