Linanthus arenicola - (M.E. Jones) Jepson & V. Bailey
Sand Linanthus
Taxonomic Status: Accepted
Related ITIS Name(s): Linanthus arenicola (M.E. Jones) Jepson & V. Bailey (TSN 31286)
Unique Identifier: ELEMENT_GLOBAL.2.161636
Element Code: PDPLM09040
Informal Taxonomy: Plants, Vascular - Flowering Plants - Phlox Family
 
Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family Genus
Plantae Anthophyta Dicotyledoneae Solanales Polemoniaceae Linanthus
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Concept Reference: Kartesz, J.T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 2nd edition. 2 vols. Timber Press, Portland, OR.
Concept Reference Code: B94KAR01HQUS
Name Used in Concept Reference: Linanthus arenicola
Conservation Status
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NatureServe Status

Global Status: G3G4
Global Status Last Reviewed: 11Oct2002
Global Status Last Changed: 11Oct2002
Rounded Global Status: G3 - Vulnerable
Reasons: Linanthus arenicola is in southern California (800-1400 meters) and mostly southern Nevada, and perhaps reaches southwestern Utah, occurring (widely scattered) on shifting sand dunes and (saline) sandy flats, at least sometimes on gypsum.
Nation: United States
National Status: N3N4

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United States California (SNR), Nevada (S3), Utah (SNR)

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Population Size Comments: Infrequent or possibly more common, from southern Nevada mostly (Kartesz 1988).

Overall Threat Impact Comments: Threatened by mining (Skinner and Pavlik 1994).

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United States CA, NV, UT

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National Distribution Outside of U.S. & Canada: Mexico

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State County Name (FIPS Code)
NV Esmeralda (32009)
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16 Fish Lake-Soda Spring Valleys (16060010)+
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NatureServe Conservation Status Factors Edition Date: 11Oct2002
NatureServe Conservation Status Factors Author: MacBryde, Bruce (2001)

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  • Beatley, J.C. 1976. Vascular plants of the Nevada Test Site and central-southern Nevada: ecologic and geographic distributions. Nevada Test Site: Energy Research and Development Administration, and Springfield, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, TID-26881. 308 pages.

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  • Cochrane, S.A. 1979. Status of endangered and threatened plant species on Nevada Test Site - a survey, parts 1 and 2. Appendix C: Collection records for the taxa considered. Santa Barbara, California: EG& G/EM Report 183-2356.

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  • Cronquist, A., A.H. Holmgren, N.H. Holmgren, J.L. Reveal, and P.K. Holmgren. 1984. Intermountain Flora: Vascular Plants of the Intermountain West, U.S.A. Vol. 4, Subclass Asteridae (except Asteraceae). New York Botanical Garden, Bronx. 573 pp.

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