CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record sidalcea_malviflora_ssp._purpurea - Tue, Nov. 30, 2021 01:01 ET c
Sidalcea malviflora ssp. purpurea
common namepurple-stemmed checkerbloom
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life form rhizomatous herb
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
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G5T1      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (12):
Drakes Bay (485C)? 3812218, Valley Ford (502C) 3812238, Duncans Mills (503A) 3812341, Bodega Head (503D) 3812331, Cazadero (519D) 3812351, Stewarts Point (520B)? 3812364, Plantation (520D) 3812353, Point Arena (537B) 3812386, Saunders Reef (537C) 3812376, Gualala (537D) 3812375, Mallo Pass Creek (552C) 3912316, Fort Bragg (569A) 3912347
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Mendocino (MEN), Marin (MRN)?, Sonoma (SON)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Broadleafed upland forest (BUFrs)
•Coastal prairie (CoPrr)
blooming period May-Jun  
elevation range15 - 85 meters
Threatened by development and non-native plants. Does plant occur in MRN Co.? Collection from 485C is intermediate with ssp. malviflora. Need quads for SMT Co. See University of Washington Publications in Biology 18:23 (1957) for original description.
full nameSidalcea malviflora (DC.) Benth. ssp. purpurea Hitchc.
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Additional information:
standard acronym   Element Code  PDMAL110FL
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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 Tue, Nov. 30, 2021 from

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