CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record swallenia_alexandrae - Mon, Dec. 6, 2021, 22:49 ET b
Swallenia alexandrae
common nameEureka Valley dune grass
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familyPoaceae
life form rhizomatous herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.2
CA-Endemic
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 listingRare  08/81
federal listingEndangered  04/26/78
where found
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Topographic quads (4):
Hanging Rock Canyon (390B) 3711726, Last Chance Range SW (390C) 3711716, East Of Joshua Flats (391A) 3711727, East Of Waucoba Spring (391D) 3711717
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Inyo (INY)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Desert dunes (DeDns)
blooming period Apr-Jun  
elevation range850 - 1280 meters
notes
Known only from dunes in Eureka Valley, within Death Valley NP. Habitat previously degraded by vehicle traffic; populations recovering well, but still threatened by vehicle trespass and recreation. See Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 40(1):19-21 (1950) for original description, Madroņo 17(3):88 (1963) for revised nomenclature, and Biological Conservation 46:217-242 (1988) for population biology.
full nameSwallenia alexandrae (Swall.) Soderstrom & Decker
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Additional information:
standard acronym  SWAL Element Code  PMPOA5Y010
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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 http://www.cnps.org/inventory

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