CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record pickeringia_montana_var._tomentosa - Thu, Dec. 2, 2021, 07:53 ET b
Pickeringia montana var. tomentosa
common namewoolly chaparral-pea
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life formevergreen shrub
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 4.3
LIST 4: Limited distribution (Watch List).
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
state rank
S3S4   S3S4: Intermediate between S3 and S4
global rank
G5T3T4      ranking system key
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Counties, states, regions:
Los Angeles (LAX), Orange (ORA), Riverside (RIV)?, San Bernardino (SBD), San Diego (SDG), Baja California (BA)
  • Pending additional quad-level data, only county data are being provided for List 4 plants.
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chaparral (Chprl)/Gabbroic, granitic, clay
blooming period May-Aug  
elevation range0 - 1700 meters
Plants from San Bernardino County may be intermediate to ssp. montana. See Bull. Torr. Bot. Club 34: 263 (1907) for original description and Contrib. Gray Herb. 68: 84 (1923) for revised nomenclature.
full namePickeringia montana Nutt. var. tomentosa (Abrams) I.M. Johnst.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  PIMOT2 Element Code  PDFAB34012
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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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