CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record townsendia_leptotes - Sun, Dec. 5, 2021, 23:54 ET b
Townsendia leptotes
common nameslender townsendia
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.3
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
state rank
S2      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):
Mount Barcroft (431C) 3711852, White Mountain Peak (432A) 3711863
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Mono (MNO), Arizona (AZ), Colorado (CO), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT), New Mexico (NM), Nevada (NV), Utah (UT), Wyoming (WY)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Alpine boulder and rock field (AlpBR)
blooming period Jun-Aug  
elevation range3275 - 3810 meters
Known in CA from the White and Inyo mountains. Possibly threatened by recreation. Rare in NV. See Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 16:85 (1880) for original description, Muhlenbergia 4:69 (1908) for revised nomenclature, and Great Basin Naturalist 30(1):38-39 (1970) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameTownsendia leptotes (Gray) Osterh.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  TOLE Element Code  PDAST9C0F0
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 Sun, Dec. 5, 2021 from

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