CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record phlox_muscoides - Sun, Nov. 28, 2021 13:35 ET c
Phlox muscoides
common namesquarestem phlox
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Mary-Ann Showers © 2002 CNPS  Follow image link for photo data.
life formperennial herb
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      ranking system key
global rank
G4G5      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (21):
Diamond Mountain (622C) 4012036, Fredonyer Pass (623D) 4012037, Lassen Peak (626A) 4012145, West Of Snowstorm Mountain (639B) 4012064, Buckhorn Lake (656A) 4012081, Warren Peak (690B) 4112042, Eagle Peak (690C) 4112032, Cedarville (707C) 4112052, Payne Peak (708D) 4112053, Whittemore Ridge (709B) 4112066, Perez (712A) 4112163, Caldwell Butte (712B) 4112164, Fort Bidwell (724C) 4112072, South Mountain (726C) 4112076, Double Head Mountain (728C) 4112172, Pinnacle Lake (728D) 4112171, Mount Dome (730C) 4112176, Captain Jacks Stronghold (730D) 4112175, Sheepy Lake (731A) 4112187, Sheep Mountain (731C) 4112178, Red Rock Lakes (731D) 4112177
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Lassen (LAS), Modoc (MOD), Shasta (SHA), Siskiyou (SIS), Colorado (CO), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT), North Dakota (ND), Nebraska (NE), Nevada (NV), Oregon (OR), South Dakota (SD), Utah (UT), Wyoming (WY)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Alpine boulder and rock field (AlpBR)
•Great Basin scrub (GBScr)
•Subalpine coniferous forest (SCFrs)/gravelly or rocky
blooming period (May),Jun-Aug   Months in parentheses are uncommon.
elevation range1280 - 2700 meters
Possibly threatened by grazing.
full namePhlox muscoides Nutt.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  PHMU4 Element Code  PDPLM0D115
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 Sun, Nov. 28, 2021 from

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