CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-16sep 9-2-16
Status: record lewisia_congdonii - Tue, Oct. 25, 2016 22:12 ET c
Lewisia congdonii
common nameCongdon's lewisia
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.3
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.3: Not very 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  07/82
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (4):
Hume (375C) 3611878, Wren Peak (375D) 3611877, Wawona (437C) 3711956, El Portal (438A) 3711967
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Fresno (FRE), Mariposa (MPA)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chaparral (Chprl)
•Cismontane woodland (CmWld)
•Lower montane coniferous forest (LCFrs)
•Upper montane coniferous forest (UCFrs)
•Valley and foothill grassland (VFGrs)/granitic or metamorphic, rocky, mesic
blooming period Apr-Jun  
elevation range500 - 2800 meters
Known from approximately ten occurrences in the canyons of the Kings and Merced rivers. Threatened by exotic plant control, illegal dumping, and road maintenance. See North American Flora 21:328 (1932) for original description, and Fremontia 25(1):15-19 (1997) for genetic study of relationship to L. cantelovii and L. serrata.
full nameLewisia congdonii (Rydb.) S. Clay
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Additional information:
standard acronym  LECO4 Element Code  PDPOR04040
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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