CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-16sep 9-2-16
Status: record aristocapsa_insignis - Fri, Oct. 21, 2016 12:38 ET c
Aristocapsa insignis
common nameIndian Valley spineflower
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life formannual herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.2
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S2?     S2: 6-20 occurrences OR 1,000-3,000 individuals OR 2,000-10,000 acres
global rank
G2?      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (6):
La Panza NE (244A) 3512041, La Panza Ranch (244B) 3512042, La Panza (244C) 3512032, Camatta Ranch (245A) 3512043, San Miguel (293C) 3512076, Jolon (295B) 3512182
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Monterey (MNT), San Luis Obispo (SLO)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Cismontane woodland (CmWld)(sandy)
blooming period May-Sep  
elevation range300 - 600 meters
Threatened by development. See Bulletin of the California Academy of Sciences 1:275 (1885) for original description, Great Basin Naturalist Memoirs 2:169-190 (1978) for taxonomic treatment, and Phytologia 66(2):83-88 (1989) for revised nomenclature and taxonomic treatment.
full nameAristocapsa insignis (Curran) Rev. & Hardham
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Additional information:
standard acronym  ARIN12 Element Code  PDPGN0U010
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2016. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-16sep). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Fri, Oct. 21, 2016 from

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