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Status: record phacelia_ramosissima_var._austrolitoralis - Sat, Dec. 4, 2021, 20:43 ET b
Phacelia ramosissima var. austrolitoralis
common namesouth coast branching phacelia
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 3.2
LIST 3: We need more information about this plant (Review List).
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S3      ranking system key
global rank
G5?T3      ranking system key
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (35):
Del Mar (022B) 3211782, Rancho Santa Fe (035C) 3311712, San Luis Rey (036A) 3311723, Encinitas (036D) 3311713, Dana Point (052B) 3311746, San Juan Capistrano (070C) 3311756, Newport Beach (071B) 3311768, Laguna Beach (071D) 3311757, La Habra (088B)? 3311788, Anaheim (088C)? 3311778, Venice (090B) 3311884, Triunfo Pass (113C) 3411818, Point Dume (113D) 3411817, Oxnard (114B) 3411922, Point Mugu (114D) 3411911, Ventura (141D) 3411933, Carpinteria (142A) 3411945, Santa Barbara (142B) 3411946, Goleta (143A) 3411947, Dos Pueblos Canyon (143B) 3411948, Point Conception (145B)? 3412044, Lompoc (170B) 3412064, Surf (171A) 3412065, Point Arguello (171C) 3412056, Tranquillon Mountain (171D) 3412055, Zaca Lake (194D) 3412071, Orcutt (195C) 3412074, Casmalia (196D) 3412075, Nipomo (220C)? 3512014, Oceano (221D)? 3512015, Monterey (366C)? 3612158, Santa Cruz Island B (SCZB), Santa Cruz Island D (SCZD), San Miguel Island East (SMIE), San Miguel Island West (SMIW)
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Los Angeles (LAX), Monterey (MNT)?, Orange (ORA), Santa Barbara (SBA), San Diego (SDG), San Luis Obispo (SLO)?, Ventura (VEN), Baja California (BA)?
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chaparral (Chprl)
•Coastal dunes (CoDns)
•Coastal scrub (CoScr)
•Marshes and swamps (MshSw)(coastal salt)/sandy, sometimes rocky
blooming period Mar-Aug  
elevation range5 - 300 meters
Previously on List 4.2. Occurrences from MON and SLO counties may be misidentified. Many collections old; need field surveys. Threatened by development. Possibly threatened by non-native plants. Characters distinguishing the varieties of P. ramosissima do not work most of the time; needs further study. A synonym of P. ramosissima in TJM 2.
full namePhacelia ramosissima Lehm. var. austrolitoralis Munz
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Additional information:
standard acronym  PHRAA Element Code  PDHYD0C416
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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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