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Status: record sagittaria_sanfordii - Sun, Nov. 28, 2021 01:22 ET c
Sagittaria sanfordii
common nameSanford's arrowhead
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life form rhizomatous herb emergent
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.2
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S3      ranking system key
global rank
G3     G3: 21-80 occurrences or 3,000-10,000 individuals OR 10,000-50,000 acres
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (52):
Newport Beach (071B)* 3311768, Cucamonga Peak (108A) 3411725, Matilija (141A)* 3411943, Visalia (334D) 3611933, Reedley (356C) 3611954, Jamesan (359B) 3612062, Friant (378B) 3611986, Clovis (378C) 3611976, Fresno North (379D) 3611977, Mendota Dam (381D) 3612073, Turner Ranch (402B) 3712026, Delta Ranch (402C) 3712016, Los Banos (403D) 3712017, Owens Reservoir (420C) 3712032, Yosemite Lake (421B) 3712044, Merced (421C) 3712034, Atwater (422D) 3712035, Gustine (423C) 3712038, Stevinson (423D) 3712037, Stockton West (462A) 3712183, Lathrop (462D) 3712173, Waterloo (478C) 3812112, Thornton (479B) 3812124, Isleton (480A) 3812125, Rio Vista (480B) 3812126, Inverness (485D) 3812217, Carbondale (495A) 3812141, Sloughhouse (495B) 3812142, Elk Grove (496A) 3812143, Florin (496B) 3812144, Bruceville (496C) 3812134, Galt (496D) 3812133, Liberty Island (497C) 3812136, Courtland (497D) 3812135, Yountville (500A) 3812243, Clarksville (511A) 3812161, Folsom SE (511D) 3812151, Citrus Heights (512A) 3812163, Rio Linda (512B) 3812164, Sacramento East (512C) 3812154, Carmichael (512D) 3812153, Nicolaus (529A) 3812185, Biggs (560B) 3912146, Gridley (560C) 3912136, Berry Creek (575B) 3912164, Richardson Springs NW (593B) 3912188, Tuscan Buttes NE (628A) 4012241, Bend (628C) 4012232, Dales (628D) 4012231, Project City (647A) 4012263, Whiskeytown (648A) 4012265, Crescent City (740C) 4112472
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Butte (BUT), Del Norte (DNT), El Dorado (ELD), Fresno (FRE), Merced (MER), Mariposa (MPA), Marin (MRN), Napa (NAP), Orange (ORA)*, Placer (PLA), Sacramento (SAC), San Bernardino (SBD), Shasta (SHA), San Joaquin (SJQ), Solano (SOL), Tehama (TEH), Tulare (TUL), Ventura (VEN)*, Yuba (YUB)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Marshes and swamps (MshSw)(assorted shallow freshwater)
blooming period May-Oct(Nov),   Months in parentheses are uncommon.
elevation range0 - 650 meters
Extirpated from southern California, and mostly extirpated from the Central Valley. Several SAC Co. occurrences not relocated during fieldwork in 2005. Threatened by grazing, development, recreational activities, non-native plants, road widening, and channel alteration and maintenance. See Pittonia 2:158 (1890) for original description.
full nameSagittaria sanfordii Greene
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Additional information:
standard acronym  SASA2 Element Code  PMALI040Q0
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 Sun, Nov. 28, 2021 from

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