CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-16sep 9-2-16
Status: record horsfordia_alata - Tue, Oct. 25, 2016 04:27 ET c
Horsfordia alata
common namepink velvet-mallow
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life form shrub
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 4.3
LIST 4: Limited distribution (Watch List).
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
state rank
S4      ranking system key
global rank
G5     G5: demonstrably secure to ineradicable
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Counties, states, regions:
Imperial (IMP), Riverside (RIV), Arizona (AZ), Baja California (BA), Sonora - Mexico (SO)
  • Pending additional quad-level data, only county data are being provided for List 4 plants.
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Sonoran desert scrub (SDScr)(rocky)
blooming period Feb-Dec  
elevation range100 - 500 meters
See Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 20:356 (1885) for original description and 22:297 (1887) for revised nomenclature.
full nameHorsfordia alata (Wats.) Gray
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  HOAL Element Code  PDMAL0J010
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 Tue, Oct. 25, 2016 from

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