Malacothrix saxatilis var. arachnoidea
Common Name: Carmel Valley malacothrix
Family: Asteraceae
Element Code: PDAST660C2
Full Name: Malacothrix saxatilis (Nutt.) T. & G. var. arachnoidea (McGregor) E. Williams

Beatrice F. Howitt 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 17
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    0 3 0 0 0 14
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    16 1
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    17 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • Known from fewer than twenty occurrences. Threatened by road maintenance. See Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 36:605 (1909) for original description, and American Midland Naturalist 58(2):509 (1957) for revised nomenclature.
  • To submit rare plant observation data, use the CNDDB field survey form. Please see also the CNPS Rare Plant Data page.
  • Date Added: 1974-01-01
  • Last Update: 2010-03-15
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 25 - 1036 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • States: California
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Monterey (MNT),  Santa Barbara (SBA),  San Benito (SBT),  San Luis Obispo (SLO)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Little Pine Mtn. (167C) 34119E6,  Bradley (294D) 35120G7,  Junipero Serra Peak (319B) 36121B4,  Hepsedam Peak (340D) 36120C7,  Sycamore Flat (342C) 36121C4,  Rana Creek (343A) 36121D5,  Carmel Valley (343B) 36121D6,  Chews Ridge (343D) 36121C5,  Mt. Carmel (344A) 36121D7,  Seaside (366D) 36121E7
  • Notes:
      Definitions of codes preceding a county and/or quad:
      * Presumed extirpated
      ? Uncertain about distribution or identity
      ?* Uncertain about distribution, but presumed extirpated if once present
      (?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
      Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable.
Presumed Extant Presumed Extirpated or Unknown 1077
Links to Leading Resources of Taxon Information
Suggested Citation
CNPS, Rare Plant Program. . Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v8-02). California Native Plant Society, Sacramento, CA. Website [accessed ].

34119E6=Little Pine Mtn. (167C) 34119E6;35120G7=Bradley (294D) 35120G7;36121B4=Junipero Serra Peak (319B) 36121B4;36120C7=Hepsedam Peak (340D) 36120C7;36121C4=Sycamore Flat (342C) 36121C4;36121D5=Rana Creek (343A) 36121D5;36121D6=Carmel Valley (343B) 36121D6;36121C5=Chews Ridge (343D) 36121C5;36121D7=Mt. Carmel (344A) 36121D7;36121E7=Seaside (366D) 36121E7