CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record sclerocactus_johnsonii - Wed, Dec. 8, 2021, 13:42 ET b
Sclerocactus johnsonii
common nameJohnson's bee-hive cactus
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life form stem succulent
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
S2      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
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (8):
Clark Mountain (249D) 3511555, North Of Tecopa Pass (275A) 3511681, Resting Spring (275B) 3511682, Tecopa Pass (275D) 3511671, Death Valley Junction (322C) 3611634, Echo Canyon (323B) 3611646, Ryan (323C) 3611636, East Of Ryan (323D) 3611635
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Inyo (INY), San Bernardino (SBD), Arizona (AZ), Nevada (NV), Utah (UT)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Mojavean desert scrub (MDScr)(granitic)
blooming period Apr-May  
elevation range500 - 1200 meters
Possibly threatened by horticultural collecting. See Botany of the King Exploration, p. 117 (1871) for original description, and Bradleya 5:94 (1984) for revised nomenclature.
full nameSclerocactus johnsonii (Parry) N.P. Taylor
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  SCJO Element Code  PDCAC0J0H0
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 Wed, Dec. 8, 2021 from

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