CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record plagiobothrys_salsus - Mon, Nov. 29, 2021 01:14 ET c
Plagiobothrys salsus
common namedesert popcornflower
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life formannual herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.2
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G2G3   G2G3: Intermediate between G2 and G3
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (7):
West Of Eagle Mountain (299B) 3611624, Death Valley Junction (322C) 3611634, Bole Spring (322D) 3611633, Deep Springs Lake (412D) 3711831, Lake City (707B) 4112062, Cedarville (707C) 4112052, Leonards Hot Springs (707D) 4112051
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Inyo (INY), Modoc (MOD), Nevada (NV), Oregon (OR)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Playas (Plyas)(alkaline)
blooming period May-Aug  
elevation range700 - 700 meters
Known in CA from approximately five occurrences. Endangered in OR, but more widespread in NV. See Botanical Gazette 27:452 (1899) for original description.
full namePlagiobothrys salsus (Bdg.) Jtn.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  PLSA3 Element Code  PDBOR0V0X0
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 Mon, Nov. 29, 2021 from

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