CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record rhus_aromatica_var._simplicifolia - Wed, Dec. 1, 2021, 08:18 ET b
Rhus aromatica var. simplicifolia
common namesingle-leaved skunkbrush
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life form deciduous shrub
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
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G5T5      ranking system key
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (1):
Whale Peak (032D) 3311613
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
San Diego (SDG), Arizona (AZ), Baja California (BA), Colorado (CO), New Mexico (NM), Nevada (NV), Utah (UT)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Pinyon and juniper woodland (PJWld)/Usually granitic.
blooming period Mar-Apr  
elevation range1220 - 1370 meters
Known in CA only from the Pinyon and Vallecito mountains. Not in TJM (1993); a synonym of R. aromatica in TJM 2. See Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 17(1):13 (1890) for original description, Great Basin Naturalist 46(2):254 (1986) for revised nomenclature, and Madroņo 34(2):171 (1987) for first CA records.
full nameRhus aromatica Aiton var. simplicifolia (Greene) Cronquist
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Additional information:
standard acronym   Element Code  PDANA080B5
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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. 1, 2021 from

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