CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record lewisia_longipetala - Sat, May. 26, 2018 15:55 ET c
Lewisia longipetala
common namelong-petaled 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 listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (6):
Rockbound Valley (523B) 3812082, Pyramid Peak (523C) 3812072, Echo Lake (523D) 3812071, Granite Chief (539A) 3912023, Independence Lake (555A) 3912043, Norden (555D) 3912033
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
El Dorado (ELD), Nevada (NEV), Placer (PLA)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Alpine boulder and rock field (AlpBR)
•Subalpine coniferous forest (SCFrs)(mesic, rocky)/Granitic
blooming period Jul-Aug(Sep),   Months in parentheses are uncommon.
elevation range2500 - 2925 meters
Known from fewer than twenty occurrences. Possibly threatened by horticultural collecting. Interim management guidelines prepared by the USFS in 1992. See Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium 16:207 (1918) for original description.
full nameLewisia longipetala (Piper) Clay
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Additional information:
standard acronym  LELO2 Element Code  PDPOR040K0
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Sat, May. 26, 2018 from

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