Aphanisma blitoides
Common Name: aphanisma
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Element Code: PDCHE02010
Full Name: Aphanisma blitoides Moq.

2015 Keir Morse
Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 67
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    1 2 2 1 1 60
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    34 33
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    66 1 0
Notes Glossary
  • In steep decline on mainland, and also declining on islands. May occur on ANA Island. Threatened by urbanization, recreational development, foot traffic, and non-native plants. Threatened by feral herbivores on SCT, SCZ, and SRO Islands.
  • To submit rare plant observation data, use the CNDDB field survey form. Please see also the CNPS Rare Plant Data page.
  • Date Added: 1980-01-01
  • Last Update: 2015-07-23
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 1 - 305 meters
  • California Endemic: no
  • States: California, Baja California, Guadalupe Island
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Anacarpa Island (ANA),  Los Angeles (LAX),  Orange (ORA),  Santa Barbara (SBA),  Santa Barbara Island (SBR),  San Clemente Island (SCM),  Santa Catalina Island (SCT),  Santa Cruz Island (SCZ),  San Diego (SDG),  San Nicolas Island (SNI),  Santa Rosa Island (SRO),  Ventura (VEN)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    National City (011A) 32117F1,  Point Loma (011B) 32117F2,  Imperial Beach (011D) 32117E1,  Del Mar (022B) 32117H2,  La Jolla (022C)? 32117G2,  Dana Point (052B) 33117D6,  San Onofre Bluff (052D)?* 33117C5,  Newport Beach (071B) 33117F8,  Laguna Beach (071D) 33117E7,  San Pedro (073A) 33118F3,  Redondo Beach (090C)* 33118G4,  Ventura (141D) 34119C3,  Point Sal (196B) 34120H6,  Casmalia (196D) 34120G5,  Anacapa Island (ANAC) 33119H3,  Santa Barbara Island (SBRA) 33118D8,  San Clemente Island Central (SCMC) 32118G4,  San Clemente Island North (SCMN) 32118H5,  San Clemente Island South (SCMS) 32118G3,  Santa Catalina East (SCTE) 33118C3,  Santa Catalina West (SCTW) 33118D5,  Santa Cruz Island A (SCZA) 33119H7,  San Nicolas Island (SNIC) 33119B4,  Santa Rosa Island South (SROS) 33120G1
  • 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 180
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 http://www.rareplants.cnps.org [accessed ].

32117F1=National City (011A) 32117F1;32117F2=Point Loma (011B) 32117F2;32117E1=Imperial Beach (011D) 32117E1;32117H2=Del Mar (022B) 32117H2;32117G2=La Jolla (022C)? 32117G2;33117D6=Dana Point (052B) 33117D6;33117C5=San Onofre Bluff (052D)?* 33117C5;33117F8=Newport Beach (071B) 33117F8;33117E7=Laguna Beach (071D) 33117E7;33118F3=San Pedro (073A) 33118F3;33118G4=Redondo Beach (090C)* 33118G4;34119C3=Ventura (141D) 34119C3;34120H6=Point Sal (196B) 34120H6;34120G5=Casmalia (196D) 34120G5;33119H3=Anacapa Island (ANAC) 33119H3;33118D8=Santa Barbara Island (SBRA) 33118D8;32118G4=San Clemente Island Central (SCMC) 32118G4;32118H5=San Clemente Island North (SCMN) 32118H5;32118G3=San Clemente Island South (SCMS) 32118G3;33118C3=Santa Catalina East (SCTE) 33118C3;33118D5=Santa Catalina West (SCTW) 33118D5;33119H7=Santa Cruz Island A (SCZA) 33119H7;33119B4=San Nicolas Island (SNIC) 33119B4;33120G1=Santa Rosa Island South (SROS) 33120G1