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Status: record chamaesyce_abramsiana - Sun, Nov. 23, 2014 15:57 ET c
Chamaesyce abramsiana
common nameAbrams' spurge
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life formannual herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.2
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly 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  
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Topographic quads (51):
Calexico (004B) 3211564, Heber (005A) 3211565, Coyote Wells (006B) 3211568, Brawley (016A) 3211585, Sweeney Pass (018C) 3211672, Carrizo Mountain (018D) 3211671, Monument Peak (019B) 3211684, Alpine (021D) 3211677, Tortuga (028A) 3311523, Amos (028D) 3311513, Niland (029A) 3311525, Kane Spring NW (030B) 3311528, Harpers Well (030C) 3311518, Shell Reef (031A) 3311621, Borrego Mountain SE (031D) 3311611, Earthquake Valley (032C) 3311614, Cibola (040C) 3311436, Thumb Peak (041A) 3311447, Augustine Pass (043A) 3311543, Clark Lake (047D) 3311633, Blythe NE (058A) 3311465, Ripley (058C) 3311456, Mccoy Peak (059A) 3311467, Mccoy Spring (059B) 3311468, Hopkins Well (059C) 3311458, Roosevelt Mine (059D) 3311457, Ford Dry Lake (060A) 3311561, Hayfield Spring (062A) 3311565, Hayfield (062B) 3311566, Rancho Mirage (065B) 3311664, Toro Peak (065C) 3311654, Inca (076D) 3311477, San Bernardino Wash (079B) 3311586, Myoma (082D) 3311673, Parker SW (095C) 3411414, Rice (097D) 3411417, Cadiz Valley SW (099C) 3411514, East Of Dale Lake (100A) 3411525, Humbug Mountain (101D) 3411517, Homer (173B) 3411488, Goffs (174A) 3411581, Desert Spring (175A) 3411583, Colton Well (175B) 3411584, Blind Hills (175D) 3411573, Fountain Peak (176A) 3411585, Van Winkle Spring (176D) 3411575, Homer Mountain (198C) 3511418, Hackberry Mountain (199C) 3511512, Signal Hill (199D) 3511511, Hart Peak (224D) 3511531, Valley Wells (226B) 3511546
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Counties, states, regions:
Imperial (IMP), Riverside (RIV), San Bernardino (SBD), San Diego (SDG), Arizona (AZ), Baja California (BA), Nevada (NV), Sonora - Mexico (SO)
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CNPS habitats•Mojavean desert scrub (MDScr)
•Sonoran desert scrub (SDScr)/sandy
blooming period (Aug),Sep-Nov   Months in parentheses are uncommon.
elevation range-5 - 915 meters
Possibly threatened by vehicles, solar energy development, and non-native plants. See Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 33:109 (1934) for original description, Madroņo 32(3):188 (1985) for revised nomenclature, and Rhodora 43:240 (1941) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameChamaesyce abramsiana (Wheeler) Koutnik
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Additional information:
standard acronym  CHAB2 Element Code  PDEUP0D010
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2014. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-14nov). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Sun, Nov. 23, 2014 from

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