CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record polemonium_chartaceum - Wed, Dec. 8, 2021, 23:27 ET b
Polemonium chartaceum
common nameMason's sky pilot
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.3
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
state rank
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G2     G2: 6-20 occurrences OR 1,000-3,000 individuals OR 2,000-10,000 acres
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (6):
Juniper Mountain (431B) 3711862, Mount Barcroft (431C) 3711852, White Mountain Peak (432A) 3711863, Chalfant Valley (432D) 3711853, Boundary Peak (450D) 3711873, Mount Patterson (488A) 3811943
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Inyo (INY), Mono (MNO), Nevada (NV)
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)
•Subalpine coniferous forest (SCFrs)/rocky, serpentinite, granitic, or volcanic
blooming period Jun-Aug  
elevation range3290 - 4270 meters
On watch list in NV. Formerly included plants from the Klamath Ranges, which are now recognized as P. eddyense. Possibly related to both P. eximium and P. elegans. See A Manual of the Flowering Plants of California, p. 783 (1925) by W.L. Jepson for original description, and Madroņo 60(3):243-248 (2013) for revised circumscription.
full namePolemonium chartaceum Mason
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  POCH3 Element Code  PDPLM0E0T0
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 Wed, Dec. 8, 2021 from

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