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Status: record eremalche_kernensis - Sat, Aug. 27, 2016 11:06 ET c
Eremalche kernensis
common nameKern mallow
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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
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Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingEndangered  07/19/90
where found
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Topographic quads (43):
Eagle Rest Peak (190B) 3411982, Santiago Creek (191A) 3411983, Ballinger Canyon (191B) 3411984, Cuyama Peak (191C) 3411974, Cuyama (192A) 3411985, Tejon Ranch (213C) 3511816, Arvin (214A) 3511827, Tejon Hills (214D) 3511817, Coal Oil Canyon (215D) 3511911, Mouth Of Kern (216A) 3511923, Taft (216B) 3511924, Maricopa (216C) 3511914, Pentland (216D) 3511913, Fellows (217A) 3511925, Panorama Hills (217B) 3511926, Wells Ranch (217C) 3511916, Elkhorn Hills (217D) 3511915, Painted Rock (218A) 3511927, Chimineas Ranch (218B) 3511928, Taylor Canyon (218C) 3511918, Caliente Mountain (218D) 3511917, Rosedale (240B) 3511942, Stevens (240C) 3511932, Rio Bravo (241A) 3511943, Buttonwillow (241B) 3511944, East Elk Hills (241C) 3511934, Tupman (241D) 3511933, Lokern (242A) 3511945, Belridge (242B) 3511946, Reward (242C) 3511936, West Elk Hills (242D) 3511935, Simmler (243C) 3511938, Mckittrick Summit (243D) 3511937, La Panza Ranch (244B) 3512042, Camatta Ranch (245A) 3512043, Lost Hills NE (265A) 3511965, Lost Hills NW (265B)* 3511966, Semitropic (265D) 3511955, Packwood Creek (267D) 3512051, Pixley (288A) 3511983, Delano West (288D) 3511973, Tent Hills (291C) 3512072, La Cima (314D) 3612011
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Counties, states, regions:
Kings (KNG), Kern (KRN), Santa Barbara (SBA), San Luis Obispo (SLO), Tulare (TUL), Ventura (VEN)
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CNPS habitats•Chenopod scrub (ChScr)
•Valley and foothill grassland (VFGrs)/On dry, open sandy to clay soils; often at edge of balds
blooming period Jan(Feb),Mar-May   Months in parentheses are uncommon.
elevation range70 - 1290 meters
White-flowered plants of KRN Co. (E. kernensis sensu stricto) known from fewer than twenty occurrences. Seriously threatened by agriculture, grazing, vehicles, and oil development. See E. parryi ssp. kernensis in TJM (1993). See Phytologia 72(1):48-54 (1992) for alternate taxonomic treatment which includes lavender-flowered plants and broadens range to west, and Madroņo 49(1):22-24 (2002) for sympatry with E. exilis.
full nameEremalche kernensis C.B. Wolf
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standard acronym   Element Code  PDMAL0C031
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2016. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-16aug). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Sat, Aug. 27, 2016 from

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