CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record brodiaea_pallida - Thu, Jun. 21, 2018 07:53 ET c
Brodiaea pallida
common nameChinese Camp brodiaea
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life form bulbiferous 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 listingEndangered  11/78
federal listingThreatened  09/14/98
where found
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Topographic quads (4):
Sonora (458B) 3712084, Chinese Camp (458C) 3712074, New Melones Dam (459A) 3712085, Copperopolis (459B) 3712086
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Calaveras (CAL), Tuolumne (TUO)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Cismontane woodland (CmWld)
•Valley and foothill grassland (VFGrs)/vernal streambeds, often serpentinite
blooming period May-Jun  
elevation range165 - 385 meters
Known from only two occurrences near Chinese Camp. Part of one occurrence destroyed by construction in 1982; remainder threatened by residential development. Hybridizes with B. elegans ssp. elegans. See Leaflets of Western Botany 2:129-130 (1938) for original description.
full nameBrodiaea pallida Hoov.
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Additional information:
standard acronym  BRPA2 Element Code  PMLIL0C0C0
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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, Jun. 21, 2018 from

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