CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record tropidocarpum_capparideum - Wed, Dec. 8, 2021, 11:34 ET b
Tropidocarpum capparideum
common namecaper-fruited tropidocarpum
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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
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 listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (13):
Lopez Mountain (246D) 3512035, Jolon (295B) 3512182, Fresno North (379D) 3611977, Palo Alto (428B)* 3712242, Cupertino (428D)* 3712231, Tracy (444B)* 3712164, Midway (445A)* 3712165, Altamont (445B)* 3712166, Woodward Island (463A)* 3712185, Byron Hot Springs (463C)* 3712176, Clifton Court Forebay (463D)* 3712175, Clayton (464B)* 3712188, Willows (578C)* 3912252
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Alameda (ALA)*, Contra Costa (CCA)*, Fresno (FRE), Glenn (GLE)*, Monterey (MNT), Santa Clara (SCL)*, San Joaquin (SJQ)*, San Luis Obispo (SLO)
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)(alkaline hills)
blooming period Mar-Apr  
elevation range1 - 455 meters
Rediscovered in 2000 on Ft. Hunter Liggett (DOD). Possibly threatened by grazing, military activities, trampling, and non-native plants. See Pittonia 1:217 (1888) for original description, and Novon 11:292-293 (2001) for taxonomic information.
full nameTropidocarpum capparideum Greene
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  TRCA9 Element Code  PDBRA2R010
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 Wed, Dec. 8, 2021 from

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