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Status: record plagiobothrys_chorisianus_var._hickmanii - Mon, Oct. 24, 2016 11:57 ET c
Plagiobothrys chorisianus var. hickmanii
common nameHickman's popcornflower
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life formannual herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 4.2
LIST 4: Limited distribution (Watch List).
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S3      ranking system key
global rank
G3T3Q      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Counties, states, regions:
Monterey (MNT), San Benito (SBT), Santa Clara (SCL), Santa Cruz (SCR), San Luis Obispo (SLO), San Mateo (SMT)?
  • 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•Closed-cone coniferous forest (CCFrs)
•Chaparral (Chprl)
•Coastal scrub (CoScr)
•Marshes and swamps (MshSw)
•Vernal pools (VnPls)
blooming period Apr-Jun  
elevation range15 - 185 meters
Does plant occur in SMT Co.? Intergrades with var. chorisianus. See Pittonia 1:13 (1887) for original description, and Contributions from the Arnold Arboretum 3:49 (1932) for revised nomenclature.
full namePlagiobothrys chorisianus (Cham.) Jtn. var. hickmanii (Greene) Jtn.
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Additional information:
standard acronym  PLCHH Element Code  PDBOR0V062
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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 Mon, Oct. 24, 2016 from

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