CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record silene_suksdorfii - Sun, Dec. 5, 2021, 11:50 ET b
Silene suksdorfii
common nameCascade alpine campion
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.3
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
state rank
S3      ranking system key
global rank
G4     G4: apparently secure, but some concern
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (8):
Reading Peak (625B) 4012144, Lassen Peak (626A) 4012145, West Prospect Peak (643C) 4012154, Manzanita Lake (644D) 4012155, Rainbow Mountain (697B)? 4112148, Mount Shasta (698B) 4112242, Mccloud (698C) 4112232, Scott Mountain (700C) 4112236
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Shasta (SHA), Siskiyou (SIS), Trinity (TRI), Idaho (ID), Oregon (OR), Washington (WA)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Alpine boulder and rock field (AlpBR)
•Subalpine coniferous forest (SCFrs)
•Upper montane coniferous forest (UCFrs)/volcanic, rocky
blooming period Jul-Sep  
elevation range2355 - 3110 meters
Known in CA only from Mt. Shasta and Mt. Lassen. On review list in ID, and watch list in OR. See Bot. Gaz. 16: 44 (1891) for original description and Madroņo 34(1):29-40 (1987) for taxonomic discussion.
full nameSilene suksdorfii Rob.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  SISU Element Code  PDCAR0U1W0
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, Dec. 5, 2021 from

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