CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record thermopsis_macrophylla - Thu, Dec. 2, 2021, 02:20 ET b
Thermopsis macrophylla
common nameSanta Ynez false lupine
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Dr. Robert Thomas and Margaret Orr © 1999 California Academy of Sciences  Follow image link for photo data.
life form rhizomatous herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.3
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
state rank
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G1     G1: Less than 6 occurrences OR less than 1,000 individuals OR less than 2,000 acres.
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingRare  08/81
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (4):
Santa Barbara (142B) 3411946, Lake Cachuma (168C) 3411958, San Marcos Pass (168D) 3411957, Santa Ynez (169D) 3412051
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Santa Barbara (SBA)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chaparral (Chprl)(sandy, granitic, disturbed areas)
blooming period Apr-Jun  
elevation range425 - 1400 meters
Known from fewer than ten occurrences. Threatened by fire suppression, non-native plants, recreational activities, and road maintenance.. Equals T. macrophylla var. agnina; USFWS uses this name. See T. macrophylla var. macrophylla in The Jepson Manual (1993). See Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 81(4): 719 (1994) for species account.
full nameThermopsis macrophylla H. & A.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  THMA2 Element Code  PDFAB3Z0E0
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
Jepson Online Jepson Interchange  Jepson Manual and other resources
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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 Thu, Dec. 2, 2021 from

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