CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record sphaeralcea_munroana - Mon, Nov. 29, 2021 06:39 ET c
Sphaeralcea munroana
common nameMunro's desert mallow
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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
S1      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 (2):
Tahoe City (538B) 3912022, Granite Chief (539A) 3912023
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Placer (PLA), Idaho (ID), Massachusetts (MA), Montana (MT), Nevada (NV), Oregon (OR), Utah (UT), Washington (WA), Wyoming (WY)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Great Basin scrub (GBScr)
blooming period May-Jun  
elevation range2000 - 2000 meters
Known in CA only from Squaw Creek. See Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 22:292 (1887) for revised nomenclature, and University of California Publications in Botany 19(1):83-85 (1935) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameSphaeralcea munroana (Dougl.) Spach
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  SPMU2 Element Code  PDMAL140F0
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 Mon, Nov. 29, 2021 from

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