CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record streptanthus_albidus_ssp._albidus - Mon, Dec. 6, 2021, 21:20 ET b
Streptanthus albidus ssp. albidus
common nameMetcalf Canyon jewelflower
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life formannual 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
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G2T1      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingEndangered  02/03/95
where found
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Topographic quads (7):
Mount Sizer (406A)* 3712125, Morgan Hill (406B) 3712126, Gilroy (406D) 3712115, Santa Teresa Hills (407A)* 3712127, Los Gatos (407B) 3712128, Lick Observatory (426C) 3712136, San Jose East (427D) 3712137
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Santa Clara (SCL)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Valley and foothill grassland (VFGrs)(serpentinite)
blooming period Apr-Jul  
elevation range45 - 800 meters
Threatened by residential development, road construction, vehicles, and non-native plants. A synonym of S. glandulosus ssp. albidus in TJM 2; further study is underway to determine its relationship to the S. glandulosus complex. See Pittonia 1:62 (1887) for original description, Madroņo 14(7):217-227 (1958) for taxonomic treatment, and Systematic Botany 19(4):557-574 (1994) for discussion of S. glandulosus complex.
full nameStreptanthus albidus Greene ssp. albidus
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Additional information:
standard acronym  STALA Element Code  PDBRA2G011
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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, Dec. 6, 2021 from

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