CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record senna_covesii - Sun, Nov. 28, 2021 01:15 ET c
Senna covesii
common nameCoves' cassia
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life formperennial 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
S3      ranking system key
global rank
G5     G5: demonstrably secure to ineradicable
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (26):
Agua Caliente Springs (019A) 3211683, Monument Peak (019B) 3211684, Viejas Mountain (020C) 3211676, Borrego Mountain (031B) 3311622, Borrego Sink (032A) 3311623, Tubb Canyon (032B) 3311624, Earthquake Valley (032C) 3311614, Whale Peak (032D) 3311613, Lion Head Mountain (043D) 3311533, Clark Lake NE (047A) 3311643, Corn Spring (061A) 3311563, Desert Center (061B) 3311564, Red Cloud Canyon (061C) 3311554, Pilot Mountain (061D) 3311553, Hayfield (062B) 3311566, Cottonwood Spring (063A) 3311567, Valerie (064C) 3311652, Rancho Mirage (065B) 3311664, Toro Peak (065C) 3311654, Whipple Mountains SW (121C) 3411434, Whipple Wash (121D) 3411433, Mohawk Spring (123A) 3411447, Mopah Peaks (123D) 3411437, Edwards (185B) 3411788, Tenmile Well (223C) 3511438, Cow Cove (226C) 3511536
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Imperial (IMP), Kern (KRN), Riverside (RIV), San Bernardino (SBD), San Diego (SDG), Arizona (AZ), Baja California (BA), Nevada (NV)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Sonoran desert scrub (SDScr)/Dry, sandy desert washes and slopes
blooming period Mar-Jun(Aug),   Months in parentheses are uncommon.
elevation range225 - 1295 meters
Need quads for IMP Co. and occurrence near "Turtle Mtns." (SBD Co.). Threatened by vehicles and road maintenance.
full nameSenna covesii (Gray) H. Irwin & Barneby
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  SECO10 Element Code  PDFAB491X0
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 Sun, Nov. 28, 2021 from

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