CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record sidalcea_covillei - Sat, Dec. 4, 2021, 03:55 ET b
Sidalcea covillei
common nameOwens Valley checkerbloom
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.1
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.1: Seriously 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 listingEndangered  07/79
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (15):
Haiwee Reservoirs (305B)* 3611728, Olancha (329D) 3611831, Union Wash (351A)* 3611861, Manzanar (351B) 3611862, Mount Langley (351C) 3611852, Lone Pine (351D) 3611851, Independence (372C) 3611872, Big Pine (393A) 3711823, Fish Springs (393D) 3711813, Laws (413A) 3711843, Fish Slough (413B) 3711844, Bishop (413C) 3711834, Poleta Canyon (413D) 3711833, Rovana (414A) 3711845, Mount Tom (414C) 3711836
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Inyo (INY)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chenopod scrub (ChScr)
•Meadows and seeps (Medws)/alkaline, mesic
blooming period Apr-Jun  
elevation range1095 - 1415 meters
Threatened by development, lowering of water table, non-native plants, grazing, and meadow succession. See Cybele Columbiana 1:35 (1914) for original description, and Fremontia 5(4):34-35 (1978), 6(3):26-27 (1978), and 8(4):16 (1981) for discussion of threats.
full nameSidalcea covillei Greene
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  SICO2 Element Code  PDMAL11040
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 Sat, Dec. 4, 2021 from

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