CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-16sep 9-2-16
Status: record ceanothus_maritimus - Sat, Oct. 22, 2016 09:22 ET c
Ceanothus maritimus
common namemaritime ceanothus
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life form evergreen shrub
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      ranking system key
global rank
G2     G2: 6-20 occurrences OR 1,000-3,000 individuals OR 2,000-10,000 acres
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingRare  11/78
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (2):
San Simeon (271B) 3512162, Piedras Blancas (272A) 3512163
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
San Luis Obispo (SLO)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Coastal bluff scrub (CBScr)
•Chaparral (Chprl)(maritime)
•Valley and foothill grassland (VFGrs)/clay
blooming period Jan-Apr  
elevation range10 - 150 meters
Known from fewer than ten occurrences; need current status information. Possibly threatened by grazing and foot traffic. See Leaflets of Western Botany 7(4):111-112 (1953) for original description.
full nameCeanothus maritimus Hoov.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  CEMA Element Code  PDRHA040T0
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
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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 Sat, Oct. 22, 2016 from

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