CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record stebbinsoseris_decipiens - Tue, Dec. 7, 2021, 01:00 ET b
Stebbinsoseris decipiens
common nameSanta Cruz microseris
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life formannual 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
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 listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (12):
San Miguel (293C) 3512076, Spreckels (365C) 3612156, Seaside (366D) 3612157, Big Basin (408B) 3712222, Davenport (408C) 3712212, Felton (408D) 3712211, Franklin Point (409A) 3712223, Ano Nuevo (409D) 3712213, San Francisco North (466C) 3712274, San Rafael (467A)* 3712285, Bolinas (467B) 3712286, Tomales (485B) 3812228
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Monterey (MNT), Marin (MRN), Santa Cruz (SCR), San Francisco (SFO), San Mateo (SMT)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Broadleafed upland forest (BUFrs)
•Closed-cone coniferous forest (CCFrs)
•Chaparral (Chprl)
•Coastal prairie (CoPrr)
•Coastal scrub (CoScr)
•Valley and foothill grassland (VFGrs)/open areas, sometimes serpentinite
blooming period Apr-May  
elevation range10 - 500 meters
Threatened by grazing. USFWS uses the name Microseris decipiens. See Contributions from the Dudley Herbarium 4:290-291 (1955) for original description, and American Journal of Botany 78(8):1015-1027 (1991) for revised nomenclature.
full nameStebbinsoseris decipiens (Chambers) Chambers
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym   Element Code  PDAST6E050
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 Tue, Dec. 7, 2021 from

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